What does the word urgent mean?

Usage examples for urgent

  1. They now thought it their duty to address him in a still more urgent manner. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. Your majesty, an urgent hand Brings this report. – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  3. It hopes the case was not urgent. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan