Definition of Insistency

1. Noun. The state of demanding notice or attention. "The press of business matters"

Exact synonyms: Imperativeness, Insistence, Press, Pressure
Generic synonyms: Urgency
Derivative terms: Imperative, Insistent, Insistent, Press, Pressure, Pressure



2. Noun. The act of insisting on something. "Insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"
Exact synonyms: Insistence
Generic synonyms: Advocacy, Protagonism
Derivative terms: Insist

Definition of Insistency

1. Noun. The quality of being insistent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insistency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insistency

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insistency (current term)
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Literary usage of Insistency

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1892)
"The insistency of a past idea with reference to the present is a quantity which ... Accordingly, the curve of insistency is a sort of equilateral hyperbola. ..."

2. Father and Son: Biographical Recollections by Edmund Gosse (1907)
"Once at least, he was himself conscious of the fatiguing effect on my temper of this insistency, for, raising his great brown eyes with a flash of laughter ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research by Society for Psychical Research, Edmund Gurney (1894)
"Such a tendency would naturally be accompanied by a greater force and insistency on the average in the hallucinations produced, and we believe that there is ..."

4. How to Teach Reading in the Public Schools by Solomon Henry Clark (1901)
"One's temperament may be of such a nature that he cannot express a single sentence without, say, the greatest insistency. The insistency is temperamental, ..."

5. Quest and Vision: Essays in Life and Literature by William James Dawson (1892)
"With an almost cruel insistency, or an insistency which would be cruel but for the sympathy and pity of the writer, she follows the clue of ..."

6. Under the Red and Gold: Being Notes and Recollections of the Siege of Baler by Saturnino Martín Cerezo (1909)
"We asked for all this, and urged it with insistency, with the plain, logical, inexorable insistency of necessity; but (bitter it is to say it) we were not ..."

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