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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·stan·cy /ˈɪn(t)stən(t)si/
 緊急,迫切

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·stan·cy n. Instance; urgency. [Obs.]
    Those heavenly precepts which our Lord and Savior with so great instancy gave.   --Hooker.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 instancy
      n 1: the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of
           their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
           [syn: immediacy, immediateness, instantaneousness]
      2: urgently demanding attention; "the insistence of their
         hunger"; "he pressed his demand with considerable
         instancy" [syn: imperativeness, insistence, insistency]