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n.1.The quality of being importunate; importunateness.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(41) Contemplation is premised on the divine self-revealing, indeed its "importunacy," (42) but contemplation's impulse derives from the frisson of knowing a God who is unknowable, and yet is the innermost reality of the mind's being: "I yearned for God and I was in my own way....
Unlike previous years, Turkmen government attains more importunacy to the New Year celebrations.
But Halpern's text is one step ahead with its response to such importunacy: "Diminishing, what you hear is the erosion." What has been managed here, "having merely said this, having said this," is a small-world network whose weak links are represented visually by bracketed dashes.