What does insistent mean?

Definitions for insistent
ɪnˈsɪs təntin·sis·tent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insistent, repetitive(adj)

    repetitive and persistent

    "the bluejay's insistent cry"

  2. clamant, crying, exigent, insistent, instant(adj)

    demanding attention

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

Wiktionary

  1. insistent(Adjective)

    Standing or resting on something.

  2. insistent(Adjective)

    Urgent in dwelling upon anything; persistent in urging or maintaining.

  3. insistent(Adjective)

    Extorting attention or notice; coercively staring or prominent; vivid; intense.

  4. insistent(Adjective)

    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.

  5. Origin: From insistens, participle of insisto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insistent(adj)

    standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall

  2. Insistent(adj)

    insisting; persistent; persevering

  3. Insistent(adj)

    see Incumbent

  4. Origin: [L. insistens, -entis, p. pr. of insistere.]

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How to say insistent in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insistent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insistent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of insistent in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    They're all representative of the strength and the unity and the love that exists in the community and in this community, despite the pain and the heartache that they're feeling, they could not have been more inspiring and more proud of their loved ones and more insistent that something good comes out of this tragedy.

  2. Lao Tzu:

    One who is too insistent on his own views finds few to agree with him.

  3. Julie Churchill:

    If pet parents are insistent on feeding raw, I try to steer them toward raw pet foods that have undergone high-pressure pasteurization to decrease the risk of pathogenic bacteria.

  4. Boris Johnson:

    One column a week was absorbing enough money to pay for what, five reporters ? the constant history of the Telegraph over the last 15 years has been cuts to editorial because the owners are insistent the company had to hit the profit target, And yet you've also got him sitting in the middle of your budget, this line item of £ 275,000 per year for one column a week.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!

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