insistence

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in·sist

 (ĭn-sĭst′)
v. in·sist·ed, in·sist·ing, in·sists
v.intr.
To be resolute or firm in a demand or course: I insist on paying my share of the expenses.
v.tr.
To assert or demand (something) firmly or persistently: We insist that you stay for dinner.

[Latin īnsistere, to persist : in-, on; see in-2 + sistere, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

in·sis′tence, in·sis′ten·cy n.
in·sist′er n.
in·sist′ing·ly adv.

in•sist•ence

(ɪnˈsɪs təns)

n.
1. the act or fact of insisting.
2. the quality of being insistent.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insistence - continual and persistent demands
demand - an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing"
purism - scrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language); "linguistic purisms"
2.insistence - the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
urgency - the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
3.insistence - the act of insisting on something; "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"
advocacy, protagonism - active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something

insistence

noun
1. demand, urging, command, pressing, dictate, entreaty, importunity, insistency She had attended an interview at his insistence.
2. assertion, claim, statement, declaration, contention, persistence, affirmation, pronouncement, reiteration, avowal, attestation her insistence that she wanted to dump her raunchy image

insistence

noun
1. The state or quality of being insistent:
2. Urgent solicitation:
Archaic: instance.
Translations
إصْرار
naléhání
insisteren
BeharrenInsistenz
òrábeiîni
naliehanie
vztrajnost

insistence

[ɪnˈsɪstəns] Ninsistencia f
insistence thatinsistencia en que, empeño en que
his insistence that we should have a drinksu insistencia or su empeño en que tomásemos una copa
his insistence that he had switched the light offsu insistencia or su empeño en que había apagado la luz
at his/her insistenceante su insistencia
insistence on sthinsistencia en algo
his insistence on punctualitysu insistencia en la puntualidad
her great insistence on this pointsu enorme insistencia or su enorme empeño en este punto

insistence

[ɪnˈsɪstəns] ninsistance f
his insistence that → son insistance à vouloir que
at sb's insistence → sous l'insistance de qn
insistence on sth
their insistence on the withdrawal of foreign troops from their territory → leur insistance sur le retrait des troupes étrangères de leur territoire
the school's insistence on wearing uniform at all times → l'insistance de l'école sur le port de l'uniforme en toute circonstances

insistence

nBestehen nt (→ on auf +dat); the accused’s insistence on his innocencedie Unschuldsbeteuerungen des Angeklagten; in spite of his insistence that he was righttrotz seiner beharrlichen Behauptung, recht zu haben; I did it at his insistenceich tat es auf sein Drängen, ich tat es, weil er darauf bestand; I can’t understand his insistence on using or the use of oilich kann nicht verstehen, warum er darauf besteht, dass Öl benutzt wird

insistence

[ɪnˈsɪstns] ninsistenza
at her insistence → dietro sua insistenza, perché lei ha insistito (molto)

insist

(inˈsist) verb
1. (with that or on) to state, emphasize, or hold firmly to (an opinion, plan etc). He insists that I was to blame for the accident; I insisted on driving him home.
2. (often with on or that) to demand or urge. He insists on punctuality/obedience; She insisted on coming with me; He insisted that I should go.
inˈsistence noun
(the act of) insisting. She went to see the doctor at her husband's insistence.
inˈsistent adjective
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He has no choice but resort to "the whole paraphernalia of the late manner--the melodramatic heightenings, the adjectival and adverbial insistencies, and the elaborated cadences of the late work.
This claim, verified for Jews in the restoration of Zion and for Christians in the life of Jesus, is a deeply inscrutable claim that speaks powerfully against common worldly insistencies that suffering is a dead end with no future and that there is no newness, only endless derivations.