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Definition 1: the act of insisting on something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where insistence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position

Synonyms for insistence in the sense of this definition

(insistence is a kind of ...) active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something

Definition 2: continual and persistent demands - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for insistence in the sense of this definition

(insistence is a kind of ...) an urgent or peremptory request

"his demands for attention were unceasing"

(... is a kind of insistence ) scrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language)

"linguistic purisms"

Definition 3: the state of demanding notice or attention - [noun denoting state]

Samples where insistence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the insistence of their hunger
  • the press of business matters

Synonyms for insistence in the sense of this definition

(insistence is a kind of ...) the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

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