Definition of exigence in English:

exigence

noun

another term for exigency
‘The exigence is more like a complex of various audience/speaker perceptions and institutional or material constraints.’
  • ‘In species with separated sexes the only necessary differences, seen from the point of view of natural selection, would be those connected directly with the exigences of the reproductive process itself.’
  • ‘The exigence that drives her study is this question: ‘What occurs between the best of intentions that we begin with and the often ineffective or even negative outcomes that students and teachers report?’’
  • ‘The point, I surmise, is that states of being such as love and holiness have an intrinsic exigence for expression.’
  • ‘Building on this twin edifice of theory and exigence, Tovani proceeds to explain an array of tremendously helpful pedagogical strategies that all high school teachers can teach their students.’

Pronunciation

exigence

/ˈeksəjəns/ /ˈɛksədʒəns/