What does insistence mean?

Definitions for insistence
ɪnˈsɪs tənsin·sis·tence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insistence, insisting(noun)

    continual and persistent demands

  2. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure(noun)

    the state of demanding notice or attention

    "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"

  3. insistence, insistency(noun)

    the act of insisting on something

    "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"

Wiktionary

  1. insistence(Noun)

    the state of being insistent

  2. insistence(Noun)

    an urgent demand

  3. insistence(Noun)

    The forcing of an attack through the parry, using strength

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insistence(noun)

    the quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency

How to pronounce insistence?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say insistence in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insistence in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insistence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of insistence in a Sentence

  1. Nikos Pappas:

    His obsession and insistence on the same policy and style are incongruous with the course toward a united and democratic Europe.

  2. Dorothy Parker:

    I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion.

  3. Robert Habeck:

    The insistence on the 'black zero' (a balanced budget) is voodoo fiscal policy, we'll need massive investments in climate protection.

  4. Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2:

    Even the mind of the wise man who labours for perfection is carried away by the vehement insistence of the senses, O son of Kunti. (2:60)

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    The problem thus far has been President Trump’s insistence on a completely ineffective and absurdly expensive border wall as a part of any deal on DACA.

Images & Illustrations of insistence

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