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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insistence, insistingnoun

    continual and persistent demands


  1. insisting

    Insisting refers to the act of demanding something forcefully and refusing to accept any opposition, disagreement or denial. It usually involves the persistence of an action or statement, expressing oneself forcefully and not taking 'no' for an answer.

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  1. Insisting

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insisting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insisting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of insisting in a Sentence

  1. Ravi Gossain:

    There is a growing demand for such programs, our listeners have been insisting that knowledge regarding climate change and environment must be disseminated.

  2. Daniel Suhr:

    As we decided what safe means, is it appropriate for the teacher's union to break the law as they insisting on their version of safe, where already harming our kids when this game that the union is playing where everything is up in the air.

  3. Shani Tager:

    This decision has been described by some as a reprieve for the Reef. It is not a reprieve - it is a big, red flag from UNESCO, by insisting that the Australian government prepare a report within 18 months ... UNESCO has clearly shown that the Great Barrier Reef is not fine and is not safe in Tony Abbott's hands.

  4. Jeff Smith:

    Many religious clerics have sought to defy government orders, with some insisting that praying at the mosque is the only way to combat the coronavirus. The government has been reluctant to oppose them, some clerics have preached the only cure for the coronavirus is reciting the Quran.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    We would not have achieved this agreement had it not been for Russia's willingness to stick with us and the other P5 + 1 members in insisting on a strong deal.

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    showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    A dependable
    B profound
    C dangerous
    D cosmopolitan

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