Definition of Importunateness

1. [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Importunateness

importations
imported
importee
importer
importers
importeth
importin
importing
importins
importless
imports
importunable
importunacy
importunate
importunately
importunateness (current term)
importunator
importunators
importuned
importunely
importuner
importuners
importunes
importuning
importunings
importunities
importunity
importuous
imposable

Literary usage of Importunateness

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1. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by Confucius, James Legge (1885)
"Such frequency is indicative of importunateness; and importunateness is inconsistent with reverence. Nor should they be at distant intervals. ..."

2. Sermons by Hugh Latimer (1906)
"When the judge saw her so importunate, " Though I fear neither God," saith he, " nor the world, yet because of her importunateness, I will grant her request ..."

3. Sermons by Hugh Latimer by Hugh Latimer, George Elwes Corrie (1844)
"... her re(luest-" But our judges are worse than this judge was, for they wlll neither hear men for God's sake, nor fear of the world, nor importunateness, ..."

4. The Ethics of Confucius: The Sayings of the Master and His Disciples Upon by Confucius, Miles Menander Dawson (1915)
"Such frequency is indicative of importunateness, and importunateness is inconsistent with reverence. Nor should they be at distant intervals. ..."

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