Definition of Pressingly

1. Adverb. In a pressing manner.

Partainyms: Pressing



Definition of Pressingly

1. Adverb. With a sense of urgency, because it is very important. ¹

2. Adverb. Importantly. Often used with ''more'' in this sense. ¹

3. Adverb. With enthusiasm. With friendly encouragement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pressingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pressingly

pressed for time
presser
presser foot
pressers
presses
presseth
pressfat
pressfats
pressful
pressfuls
pressgang
pressgangs
pressie
pressies
pressing
pressingly (current term)
pressings
pressiometer
pression
pressions
pressirostral
pressitant
pressive
presskit
presskits
pressly
pressman
pressmark
pressmarks
pressmaster

Literary usage of Pressingly

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1. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... they were married at her late Brother's Plantation: Mr. Jones and I (only) were pressingly invited to the Wedding; which we complied with; ..."

2. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"Forster over from Rawdon (Bradford neighbourhood), loyal cheery ex-Quaker then, Radical politician now, ran over to join us, and, pressingly hospitable, ..."

3. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"(Anglice, "Wood-Hill,", tho' there is not now a stick near it) was a " Duke's Farm" fallen vacant; which my Brother Alick now pressingly wanted,—but ..."

4. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"(Anglice, "Wood-Hill,", tho' there is not now a stick near it) was a " Duke's Farm". fallen vacant; which my Brother Alick now pressingly wanted,—but ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1851)
"to write Sterne's life for their benefit,—but though often pressingly reminded of it, neither of them performed their promise. ..."

6. The State Records of North Carolina by North Carolina, Walter Clark, William Laurence Saunders, Stephen Beauregard Weeks (1898)
"James Saun- ders, whom I have wrote pressingly to forward it by all dispatch, which 1 hope will reach you as soon as possible. Excessive badness of weather, ..."

7. I: Opposing Government Ownership and Operation of Public Utilities. II by Merchants' Association of New York (1916)
"In consequence an important function is badly and wastefully performed, an inefficient organization continued at excessive cost, or a pressingly needed and ..."

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