Imminence vs Urgency - What's the difference?

imminence | urgency |


As nouns the difference between imminence and urgency

is that imminence is the state or condition of being about to happen, imminent while urgency is the quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.

imminence

Noun

(-)
  • The state or condition of being about to happen, imminent.
  • urgency

    English

    Noun

    (urgencies)
  • The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.
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  • , year=2011 , date=September 24 , author=David Ornstein , title=Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Arsenal lacked urgency and inspiration until shortly before half-time, Wheater's block denying Van Persie from close range before Walcott drilled wide.}}