Insistent meaning

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The definition of insistent is demanding or persistent.

An example of an insistent person is someone who keeps giving support for a lie, no matter how many times he is questioned or proved wrong.

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Insisting or demanding; persistent in demands or assertions.
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Compelling the attention.

An insistent rhythm.

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Urgent in dwelling upon anything; persistent in urging or maintaining.
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(ornithology) Standing on end: specifically said of the hind toe of a bird when its base is inserted so high on the shank that only its tip touches the ground: correlated with incumbent.
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Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
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Demanding attention or a response.

Insistent hunger.

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Repetitive and persistent.

The jay's insistent cry.

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Origin of insistent

  • From Latin insistens, participle of insisto.

    From Wiktionary