Definition of clamant in English:

clamant

Line breaks: cla|mant
Pronunciation: /ˈkleɪm(ə)nt
 
, ˈklam-/

adjective

  • Urgently demanding attention: the proper use of biotechnology has become a clamant question
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    • You've been doing more for the system than the clamant renegades or blatant sell-outs you despise.
    • Is there not a clamant need today to rally to the cause of The Queen in Parliament, against constitutional and Europhile tinkering?
    • Instead, from day one, they should have shouted from the rooftops the clamant need for the most radical reform.

Derivatives

clamantly

adverb
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  • They are well sung and the orchestral role is given the attention its attractions clamantly demand.
  • Here the exotic accents are presented but they emerge and play chase with a whole palette of cut-glass avant-garde paraphernalia - both clamantly violent and dreamily disengaged.
  • Do not these terrible figures plead eloquently and clamantly for a revision and reform of our existing hospital system?

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin clamant- 'crying out', from the verb clamare.

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