Associations to the word «Insistence»


INSISTENCE, noun. The state of being insistent
INSISTENCE, noun. An urgent demand
INSISTENCE, noun. (fencing) The forcing of an attack through the parry, using strength

Dictionary definition

INSISTENCE, noun. Continual and persistent demands.
INSISTENCE, noun. The state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters".
INSISTENCE, noun. The act of insisting on something; "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley