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.]
The numerical value of insistent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of insistent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
One who is too insistent on his own views finds few to agree with him.
If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!
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.
That team took out the Soviet Union because we were strong and insistent. With Ronald Reagan our friends knew that we had their backs and our enemies feared us. And we were strong and resolute.
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.
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