Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
insistence

in·sist·ence

insistence

 
pronunciation:
ihn sI stns
part of speech: noun
definition: the fact of insisting or quality of being insistent.
At his insistence, she sat down and joined him for dinner.I'm always amazed at her insistence on absolute accuracy in her work.
derivation: insistency (n.)