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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insistence  \In*sist"ence\,  n. 
  The  quality  of  insisting,  or  being  urgent  or  pressing;  the 
  act  of  dwelling  upon  as  of  special  importance;  persistence; 
  urgency. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insistence 
  n  1:  continual  and  persistent  demands  [syn:  {insisting}] 
  2:  the  state  of  urgently  demanding  notice  or  attention;  "the 
  press  of  business  matters"  [syn:  {imperativeness},  {insistency}, 
  {press},  {pressure}] 
  3:  urgently  demanding  attention;  "the  insistence  of  their 
  hunger";  "he  pressed  his  demand  with  considerable 
  instancy"  [syn:  {imperativeness},  {insistency},  {instancy}] 




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