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Meaning of INSTANCY

Pronunciation:  'instunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
  2. [n]  urgently demanding attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "he pressed his demand with considerable instancy"
 

INSTANCY is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: immediacy, immediateness, imperativeness, insistence, insistency, instantaneousness
 
 See Also: celerity, quickness, rapidity, urgency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"stan*cy\, n.
Instance; urgency. [Obs.]

      Those heavenly precepts which our Lord and Savior with
      so great instancy gave.                  --Hooker.

 

 

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