- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||requiring immediate attention; urgent or critical.
We can only attend to the most exigent needs of the disaster victims at present.
- similar words:
- instant, serious, urgent
||requiring an extraordinary effort or expenditure; demanding.
It had been an exigent task and she felt a great deal of satisfaction at having completed it.
||imperative, indispensable, pressing