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

 im·por·tu·nate /ɪmˈpɔrʧənət, tjʊnət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·por·tu·nate a.
 1. Troublesomely urgent; unreasonably solicitous; overpressing in request or demand; urgent; teasing; as, an importunate petitioner, curiosity.
 2. Hard to be borne; unendurable. [R.]
 -- Im*por*tu*nate*ly, adv. -- Im*por*tu*nate*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : expressing earnest entreaty; "the appealing and frightened
            look worn by an injured dog"; "she holds out her hand
            for money, importunate, insistent"; "a pleading note in
            her voice" [syn: appealing, imploring, pleading]