Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun insistence

3 senses of insistence

Sense 1
insistence, insisting -- (continual and persistent demands)
       => demand -- (an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing")

Sense 2
imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure -- (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)

Sense 3
insistence, insistency -- (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)

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