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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Importunate

IMPORT'UNATE, adjective [Latin importunus. See Importune.]

1. Bearing on; pressing or urging in request or demand; urgent and pertinacious in solicitation; as an importunate suitor or petitioner.

2. Pressing; urgent; as an importunate demand.

3. Inciting urgently for gratification; as importunate passions and appetites.