exigency [ ek-si-juhn-see, ig-zij–uhn- ]
noun, plural ex·i·gen·cies.
- exigent state or character; urgency.
- Usually exigencies. the need, demand, or requirement intrinsic to a circumstance, condition, etc.: the exigencies of city life.
- a case or situation that demands prompt action or remedy; emergency: He promised help in any exigency.
Which for the longest time, I incorrectly pronounced ex·in·gen·cies.
adj. Greatly perplexed.
adj. Baffled, confused, mystified, at a loss or uncertain.
My favorite word.
n. The process of mountain formation, especially by a folding and faulting of the earth’s crust.
n. Same as orogenesis.
n. the process of mountain building by the upward folding of the Earth’s crust.