Definition of Insistencies

1. Noun. (plural of insistency) ¹



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Definition of Insistencies

1. insistency [n] - See also: insistency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insistencies

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insipidities
insipidity
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insipidness
insipience
insipient
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insistencies (current term)
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Literary usage of Insistencies

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1. The Contemporary Review (1891)
"... to a seriousness and simplicity of habit which could not maintain themselves against Mr. Browning's increasing fame and the renewed insistencies of life ..."

2. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"... motive of their pursuit, in the great mediaeval psychomachia between the cravings of mortal life and the militant insistencies of the soul's salvation. ..."

3. Memories and Studies by William James (1911)
"... no less than other aesthetic and ethical insistencies, have, it seems to me, to be listened to and respected. One cannot meet them effectively by mere ..."

4. Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals by William James (1900)
"If we could not only admit it with our lips, but really and truly believe it, how our convulsive insistencies, how our antipathies and dreads of each other, ..."

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