Definition: a situation of an urgent nature
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): dilemma, crisis
Antonym(s): solution, good fortune
1. During an exigency on the ship, you should gather your lifejacket and go to your lifeboat station.
2. The exigency with the city’s water supply has been caused by a severe drought.
3. In cases of a real exigency, call 911 for assistance.