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instancy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Instancy  \In"stan*cy\,  n. 
  Instance;  urgency.  [Obs.] 
 
  Those  heavenly  precepts  which  our  Lord  and  Savior  with 
  so  great  instancy  gave  --Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  instancy 
  n  1:  the  quickness  of  action  or  occurrence;  "the  immediacy  of 
  their  response";  "the  instancy  of  modern  communication" 
  [syn:  {immediacy},  {immediateness},  {instantaneousness}] 
  2:  urgently  demanding  attention;  "the  insistence  of  their 
  hunger";  "he  pressed  his  demand  with  considerable 
  instancy"  [syn:  {imperativeness},  {insistence},  {insistency}] 




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