As a noun urgency
is the quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.
As an adverb pressingly is
with a sense of urgency, because it is very important.
The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.
, date=September 24
, author=David Ornstein
, title=Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Arsenal lacked urgency and inspiration until shortly before half-time, Wheater's block denying Van Persie from close range before Walcott drilled wide.}}
With a sense of urgency, because it is very important.
* 1998 , Lyman Copeland Draper, The Life of Daniel Boone , p.310
Importantly. Often used with more in this sense.
- I wrote pressingly to Mr. Boone to raise men with all expedition to join capt. Floyd.
With enthusiasm. With friendly encouragement.
* 2001 , April 10, Gillian Healey in , Managing to cope
- Why would you do that on a date, and why, more pressingly , would you do that at the beginning of a date?
- In early 1993, further education staff were pressingly invited to seminars, workshops and training days to prepare for liberation from the local education authorities.