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importunate (adj) asking for things annoyingly.

An importunate person keeps on asking others for something to the point of annoyance. Importunate demands are repeated demands made in an irritating manner. Importunate requests are requests too often repeated and are therefore annoying.

  • Jerry’s importunate requests for help when he went bankrupt did not get a favorable response. Instead his repeated requests had annoyed those who he approached for help.
  • Kearns’ importunate demands for a promotion had only angered his boss who ordered his transfer to a distant branch of the company.
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