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Meaning of INSISTENT

Pronunciation:  in'sistunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  persistently continual; "the bluejay's insistent cry"
  2. [adj]  demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"

INSISTENT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: clamant, continual, crying, exigent, imperative, instant, repetitive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*sist"ent\, a. [L. insistens, -entis, p. pr. of
1. Standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall.
   --Sir H. Wotton.

2. Insisting; persistent; persevering.

3. (Zo["o]l.) See {Incumbent}.

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