Insistence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈsɪstəns|  American pronunciation of the word insistence
Brit.  |ɪnˈsɪst(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word insistence


- continual and persistent demands
- the state of demanding notice or attention (syn: insistency, press, pressure)
the insistence of their hunger
- the act of insisting on something (syn: insistency)
insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position

Extra examples

He spoke with great insistence of the need for reform.

We resent your insistence that the debt should be paid at once.

At her father's insistence, she joined them for a drink.

...a critic's dogmatic insistence that abstract expressionism is the only school of 20th century art worthy of serious study...

It is at his insistence that I shall continue my rural speculations.

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