Synonyms of urgent in English:

urgent


See definition of urgent

adjective

1‘an urgent need for better storage’

SYNONYMS

acute, grave, pressing, dire, desperate, critical, crucial, sore, serious, intense, crying, burning, compelling, drastic, extreme

life-and-death, great, very great, terrible

archaic, humorous parlous

ANTONYMS

trivial

2‘she needs urgent treatment’

SYNONYMS

emergency, high-priority, top-priority, important, vital, crucial

hurried, rushed, hasty, fast, quick, rapid, swift

North American informal hurry-up

ANTONYMS

non-urgent, elective

3‘‘In here!’ came an urgent whisper’

SYNONYMS

insistent, persistent, determined, resolute, tenacious, obstinate, dogged, pressing, unrelenting

importunate, demanding, earnest, entreating, pleading, begging, clamorous

repeated, unremitting, continuous, incessant

rare exigent

ANTONYMS

casual