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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Troublesomely urgent; persistent in solicitation, sometimes annoyingly so

Usage examples (38)
  • Winning money can lead to unexpected and importunate events.
  • Adjective : importunate demands from the children for attention
  • But I explained, in my purest Tuscan, that I was not of the ordinary kind of importunate tourist.
  • The word "importunate" has the signification of a wearisome repetition of a request, a constant asking, impossible to satisfy. for more
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