Examples of insistence in a sentence
He spoke with great insistence of the need for reform.
the insistence of the crashing waves
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
: the quality or state of being demanding about something … his insistence on perfection had lost him many a well-paid commission. — Linda Sue Park, A Single Shard
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