Definitions for insistentɪnˈsɪs tənt
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repetitive and persistent
"the bluejay's insistent cry"
clamant, crying, exigent, insistent, instant(adj)
"clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
Standing or resting on something.
Urgent in dwelling upon anything; persistent in urging or maintaining.
Extorting attention or notice; coercively staring or prominent; vivid; intense.
Standing on end: specifically said of the hind toe of a bird when its base is inserted so high on the shank that only its tip touches the ground: correlated with incumbent.
Origin: From insistens, participle of insisto.
standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall
insisting; persistent; persevering
Origin: [L. insistens, -entis, p. pr. of insistere.]
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