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insistence (n.)

mid-15c., "persistence, urgency," from Old French insister "to insist" (14c.) and directly from Latin insistere (see insist) + -ence.

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Definitions of insistence from WordNet

insistence (n.)
continual and persistent demands;
Synonyms: insisting
insistence (n.)
the state of demanding notice or attention;
the insistence of their hunger
Synonyms: imperativeness / insistency / press / pressure
insistence (n.)
the act of insisting on something;
insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position
Synonyms: insistency
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