- The act of continually insisting or pressing on something or someone in a bothersome way
- The action of persistently asking or pushing someone in an annoying manner
- The salesperson continued to importune the customer, despite their obvious disinterest in the product.
- Refusing to accept 'no' for an answer, the man continued to importune the manager for a job.
- The child would importune their parent for ice cream until they finally gave in.