Examples of insistence in a Sentence
He spoke with great insistence of the need for reform.
the insistence of the crashing waves
Recent Examples of insistence from the Web
Then, precisely 15 years ago, then-chairman Hootie Johnson engaged in an infamous verbal war with feminist activist Martha Burk over her insistence that the private club admit women.
The Associated Press reported that the White House circulated a three-page memo to rebut Shulkin’s public statements blaming his exit on unfair political forces and insistence that he was fired.
Francis has made the Holy Thursday ritual a hallmark of his papacy, part of his insistence that the Catholic Church must go to the margins of society to serve.
Trump’s previous moves against the Russia investigation have been met with an insistence from a variety of Republicans on the Hill that any move against Mueller would be an enormously costly one for the president.
There were many examples, not the least of which was his insistence that the Colts will play a different brand of football in 2018.
The scariest part of all was Trump’s insistence on trying to normalize his combative stance toward North Korea, and his desire for nuclear war.
On Trump’s insistence, Dr. Jackson administered the Montreal Cognitive Assessment.
The problem with Roseanne, already dangerously apparent in its first episode, arises from its insistence on doing just that: trying to be and become everything.
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First Known Use of insistence
INSISTENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of insistence for English Language Learners
: the act of demanding something or saying something in a way that does not allow disagreement
: the quality or state of being insistent
INSISTENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of insistence for Students
- … his insistence on perfection had lost him many a well-paid commission.
- —Linda Sue Park, A Single Shard
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