Day-195 (Importunate)

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Word:
               Importunate

Status:
               Adjective

Meaning:
                Making repeated or annoying requests or demands: causing annoyance or trouble.

Sentences:
1) The demands for chairmanship were becoming too importunate for me without a secretary.
2) She kept on making importunate requests.

Origin:
               Early 16th century: from Latin importunus ‘inconvenient, unseasonable’, based on Portunus, the name of the god who protected harbours (from portus ‘harbour’).

First use:
                1528

Synonyms:
                burning, clamant, compelling, critical, crying, dire

Antonyms:
                noncritical, nonurgent.

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