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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insistent  \In*sist"ent\,  a.  [L.  insistens,  -entis,  p.  pr  of 
  insistere.] 
  1.  Standing  or  resting  on  something  as  an  insistent  wall. 
  --Sir  H.  Wotton. 
 
  2.  Insisting;  persistent;  persevering. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Incumbent}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insistent 
  adj  1:  persistently  continual;  "the  bluejay's  insistent  cry"  [syn: 
  {repetitive}] 
  2:  demanding  attention;  "clamant  needs";  "a  crying  need"; 
  "regarded  literary  questions  as  exigent  and  momentous"- 
  H.L.Mencken;  "insistent  hunger";  "an  instant  need"  [syn:  {clamant}, 
  {crying},  {exigent},  {instant}] 




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