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Meaning of INSISTENCE

Pronunciation:  in'sistuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  urgently demanding attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "he pressed his demand with considerable instancy"
  2. [n]  continual and persistent demands
  3. [n]  the state of urgently demanding notice or attention; "the press of business matters"
 

INSISTENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: imperativeness, imperativeness, insistency, insistency, insisting, instancy, press, pressure
 
 See Also: demand, urgency, urgency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*sist"ence\, n.
The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the
act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence;
urgency.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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