Persistent importunity will not, therefore, be the best support of an application for office.
Persistent importunity will not therefore, be the best support of an application for office.
At last with her much importunity she prevailed upon him to go in and look at him, saying he was being eaten up alive.
Word Origin and History for importunity
early 15c., "persistence, insistence; over-eagerness," from Middle French importunité (14c.), from Latin importunitatem (nominative importunitas) "unsuitableness; unmannerliness, incivility," from importunus "unfit, troublesome" (see importune).