Textual thesaurus for "instant"

(adj) insistent, clamant, crying, exigent

demanding attention

clamant needs; a crying need; regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous- H.L.Mencken; insistent hunger; an instant need

(adj) instantaneous

occurring with no delay

relief was instantaneous; instant gratification

(adj) inst

in or of the present month

your letter of the 10th inst

(noun) minute, moment, second

a particular point in time

the moment he arrived the party began

(noun) New York minute, split second, blink of an eye, wink, heartbeat, trice, twinkling, flash, jiffy

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash