exigency ( exigencies plural ) The exigenciesof a situation or a job are the demands or difficulties that you have to deal with as part of it.
FORMAL n-count usu pl, usu N of n
...the exigencies of a wartime economy.
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exigency , exigence
1 acuteness, constraint, criticalness, demandingness, difficulty, distress, emergency, imperativeness, necessity, needfulness, pressingness, pressure, stress, urgency
2 constraint, demand, necessity, need, requirement, wont
3 crisis, difficulty, emergency, extremity, fix (informal) hardship, jam (informal) juncture, panic stations (informal) pass, pickle (informal) pinch, plight, predicament, quandary, scrape (informal) strait
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