importunate

[im-pawr-chuh-nit]
adjective
1.
urgent or persistent in solicitation, sometimes annoyingly so.
2.
pertinacious, as solicitations or demands.
3.
troublesome; annoying: importunate demands from the children for attention.

Origin:
1520–30; importune (adj.) + -ate1

importunately, adverb
importunateness, noun
unimportunate, adjective
unimportunately, adverb
unimportunateness, noun
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importunate (ɪmˈpɔːtjʊnɪt)
 
adj
1.  persistent or demanding; insistent
2.  rare troublesome; annoying
 
im'portunately
 
adv
 
im'portunateness
 
n

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importunate
1529, from L. importunus (see importune).
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Example sentences
The palace was fairly besieged all day by importunate persons appealing for some last favor before the curtain drops.
Willy gives away his meager inheritance to the needy and importunate.
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