Definition of Insisting

1. Noun. Continual and persistent demands.

Exact synonyms: Insistence
Generic synonyms: Demand
Specialized synonyms: Purism
Derivative terms: Insist, Insistent, Insist



Definition of Insisting

1. Verb. (present participle of insist) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insisting

1. insist [v] - See also: insist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insisting

insipidness
insipience
insipient
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insistance
insistances
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insistences
insistencies
insistency
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insistently
insister
insisters
insisting (current term)
insistingly
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insisture
insistures
insitiency
insition
insitions
insizwaite
inslave
insleeper
insnare
insnared
insnarer
insnarers

Literary usage of Insisting

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1. Walker's Errors in Civil Proceedings: Being the Errors in Civil Proceedings by William Slee Walker (1917)
"Court not insisting on jury making special findings. ... The action of the court in not insisting on a special finding, after having instructed that they ..."

2. Principles of Economics by Alfred Marshall (1890)
"V. Comte did good service ill insisting oil the unity that underlies social phenomena, but failed to show that there is no use in making special studies of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... without, however, insisting on ite correctness. According to him, it was probable that the title of vice-chancellor arose in the same way as the title ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"The counsel for the I nited States, while insisting that the discretion in question is vested in the Attorney- General, concedes in his brief that it was ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"The plaintiffs in error seek to avoid the effect of this decision and of others announcing the same principle, by insisting that their election In the court ..."

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