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instancy

Syllabification: in·stan·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈinstənsē
 
/

Definition of instancy in English:

noun

archaic
Urgency: he told his servants to press the message with greater instancy
More example sentences
  • But more than this, the whole efficiency paradigm has brought with it, or at the very least reflects, the ideology of instancy: rapid, continuous, updatable access with its commensurate faith in staying connected and contemporary.
  • While the instancy of their debut EP escaped the huddled domain of the keen-eyed talent spotters and marked them out as one of Britain's brightest hopes, To You The First Star takes patience.

Origin

early 16th century: from Latin instantia (see instance).

Words that rhyme with instancy

militancyimpenitency

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