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Synonyms for insistence
ɪnˈsɪs təns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insistence, insisting(noun)

    continual and persistent demands

    imperativeness, insistency, insisting, press, pressure

  2. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure(noun)

    the state of demanding notice or attention

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

    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, insistency(noun)

    the act of insisting on something

    "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"

    imperativeness, insistency, insisting, press, pressure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insistence(n.)

    urging, urgency, importunity, solicitation, entreaty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. insistence(n)

    persistence, pertinacity, importunity, urgency, contention, instance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    emphasis, tenacity, persistence, perseverance, obstinacy, stubbornness

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  1. Robert D. Richardson:

    Part of the power of Emerson's individualism is his insistence, at crucial moments, that individualism does not mean isolation or self-sufficiency. This is not a paradox, for it is only the strong individual who can frankly concede the sometimes surprising extent of his own dependence.

  2. Dorothy Parker:

    I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    The problem thus far has been President Trump’s insistence on a completely ineffective and absurdly expensive border wall as a part of any deal on DACA.

  4. Herve Ladsous:

    They have asked us to form an exit strategy, which was always an objective, but they are doing it with a certain insistence and publicity which is a little bit special.

  5. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

    At this point, the only major outstanding issue is Republicans' insistence on raising the export ban on crude oil. We've made very clear to Republicans that if they want this ... there must be included in this policies to reduce our carbon emissions and encourage renewable energy.

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