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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. President Trump:

    Japan's insistence on this in the Six Party Talks (in the 2000s) was one of the factors that eventually led to a breakdown in those talks, many people wondered why the fate of a few dozen Japanese was more important than getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    The blind insistence of cuts (in pensions) in a country with a 25 percent unemployment rate and where half of all the young people are unemployed will only cause a further worsening of the already dramatic social situation.

  3. Warrick Butler:

    The ramifications to the South African rating are significant ... given our government's insistence on backing them by underwriting their funding requirements, eskom as junk is but a.

  4. 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.

  5. Rick Bright:

    I believe this transfer was in response to my insistence that the government invest the billions of dollars allocated by Congress to address the Covid-19 pandemic into safe and scientifically vetted solutions, and not in drugs, vaccines and other technologies that lack scientific merit, i am speaking out because to combat this deadly virus, science -- not politics or cronyism -- has to lead the way.

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