Definition of IMPORTUNITY


IMPORTUNITY

Urgent solicitation, with troublesome frequency
and pertinacity.

2. Wills and devises are sometimes set aside in consequence of
the importunity of those who have procured them. Whenever the
importunity is such as to deprive the devisor of the freedom, of
his will, the devise becomes fraudulent and void. Dane s Ab. ch.
127, a. 14, s. 5, 6, 7; 2 Phillim. R. 551, 2.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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