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Synonyms for insistence
ɪnˈsɪs tənsin·sis·tence

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  1. insistence, insistingnoun

    continual and persistent demands

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, insistency, insisting, press, pressure

  2. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressurenoun

    the state of demanding notice or attention

    "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"

    Synonyms:
    insistency, instancy, military press, closet, pressure level, force per unit area, public press, press, imperativeness, air pressure, insisting, atmospheric pressure, wardrobe, printing press, pressing, pressure sensation, mechanical press, crush, pressure, jam

  3. insistence, insistencynoun

    the act of insisting on something

    "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"

    Synonyms:
    imperativeness, insistency, insisting, press, pressure

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. insistencenoun

    Synonyms:
    urging, urgency, importunity, solicitation, entreaty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 1 vote

  1. insistencenoun

    Synonyms:
    persistence, pertinacity, importunity, urgency, contention, instance

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "insistence":

    emphasis, tenacity, persistence, perseverance, obstinacy, stubbornness

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How to use insistence in a sentence?

  1. Scott Gration:

    My experience was somewhat different than Secretary Clinton's use of her commercial account, yet I was 'fired' for the use of Gmail in the US Embassy, my insistence on improving our physical security posture, and other twisted and false allegations.

  2. Rob Berschinski:

    Secretary Pompeo need to ground the relationship between citizens and their government in religious terms is both antiquated and alarming. Secretary Pompeo insistence on bashing major American news organizations during a speech about America's foundational principles is cynical, if in keeping with the views of President Donald Trump.

  3. President Trump:

    My administration has demanded that all members of NATO finally meet their full and fair financial obligation—as a result of insistence, billions of dollars have begun to poor into NATO, in fact, people are shocked.

  4. Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    This bipartisan legislation takes us a long way down the road in meeting the needs of the American people, while the compromise does not go as far as our Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, thanks to the unity and insistence of Senate and House Democrats, the bill has moved a great deal closer to America's workers.

  5. Bill Whalen:

    One issue here is supply and demand, the second issue here is California's insistence upon moving away from fossil fuels to renewables.


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