Definition of Instancy

1. Noun. The quickness of action or occurrence. "The instancy of modern communication"




2. Noun. The quality of being insistent. "He pressed his demand with considerable instancy"
Exact synonyms: Imperativeness
Generic synonyms: Urgency
Language type: Archaism
Derivative terms: Instant

Definition of Instancy

1. n. Instance; urgency.

Definition of Instancy

1. Noun. insistence, insistency ¹

2. Noun. immediacy, instantaneousness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Instancy

1. urgency [n -CIES] - See also: urgency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Instancy

instance in
instance variable
instance variables
instanced
instanced in
instances
instances in
instanciate
instanciated
instanciates
instanciating
instanciation
instancies
instancing
instancing in
instancy (current term)
instaneous
instant
instant(a)
instant coffee
instant mash
instant mashed potatoes
instant message
instant messaged
instant messages
instant messaging
instant messenger
instant messengers
instant noodle
instant replay

Literary usage of Instancy

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1. The Great Tribulation: Or, Things Coming on the Earth by John Cumming (1860)
"Few can fail to be struck, in reading the epistles of St. Paul, with his constant statement of the nearness and the instancy of the advent of our Lord. ..."

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