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pressing (adj.)

"exerting pressure," mid-14c., present-participle adjective from press (v.1). Sense of "urgent, compelling, forceful" is from 1705. Related: Pressingly.

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Definitions of pressing from WordNet
1
pressing (n.)
a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press;
pressing (n.)
the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;
at the pressing of a button
Synonyms: press / pressure
2
pressing (adj.)
compelling immediate action;
too pressing to permit of longer delay
Synonyms: urgent
From wordnet.princeton.edu