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urgency

 [ur´jen-se]
a sudden compelling need to do something.
bowel urgency the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to defecate.
urinary urgency the sudden, almost uncontrollable, need to urinate.

ur·gen·cy

(ŭr'jen-sē),
A strong desire to void.

urgency

/ur·gen·cy/ (ur´jen-se) a sudden compelling need to do something.
bowel urgency  the sudden need to defecate.
urinary urgency  the sudden need to urinate.

urgency

[ur′jensē]
Etymology: L, urgere, to drive on
a feeling of the need to void urine immediately.

urgency

The need to do a thing–eg, urinate, now dad blast it!

Urgency

A sudden and powerful need to urinate.
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If a woman has a positive cough test, followed a few seconds later by sudden urgency and large volume incontinence, this may represent stress induced DO, and a trial of OAB therapy may significant improve their symptoms.
Conclusion: Most of the participants were suffering from high urgency patterns of life style.
Speaker Ahmed bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla commended the Government for convening the meeting to update Shura Council members and MPs on the reasons underlying the issuance of urgency decree-laws.
Kotter, who specializes in organizational change, said a sense of urgency is a highly positive and highly focused energy, driven by the belief that the world contains both great opportunities and great hazards, and one must be determined to act now on critical issues, making true progress every single day (2008).
They will address the matter with the necessary urgency.
It's more challenging to sustain a high sense of urgency than it is to increase traditional, employee engagement scores, and working on urgency is where we spent a lot of time and research over the years.
If I kept the press waiting 10 minutes for a matter of urgency for the football club, then I apologise.
Analyses revealed that Premature Processing, a term applied to a group of seven cognitive distortions (such as emotional reasoning and confusing needs and wants), as well as childhood maltreatment, was able to predict significantly and independently, the Negative Urgency dimension of impulsivity above and beyond gender and the three other subscales of the UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale.
This study evaluated 241 women with urinary urgency incontinence.
Kotter's second tactic is to behave with urgency daily.
In the era of the knowledge economy, the urgency of controlling college costs is not at odds with the urgency of increasing college attainment.