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synonyms for insistence

  • emphasis
  • persistence
  • urging
  • importunity
  • perseverance
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How to use insistence in a sentence

Many of the leaders we heard from said new modes of work must be built around an insistence on the kind of flexibility and allowances companies have granted employees during the pandemic.
FUTURE OF WORK FORUM RECAP: CORONAVIRUS CRISIS FORCING LEADERSHIP TO EVOLVEDIGIDAY EDITORSFEBRUARY 12, 2021DIGIDAY
Huawei spokesman Glenn Schloss declined to comment on Zwicky’s remarks but repeated the company’s insistence that it doesn’t support discrimination and had taken The Post’s report seriously.
HUAWEI OFFICIAL SPEAKS OUT ON WHY HE RESIGNED AFTER THE POST REPORTED THE TECH GIANT HAD WORKED ON A ‘UIGHUR ALARM’DREW HARWELLFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yours was a polite compromise and probably the best solution at the time, given your guest’s insistence.
MISS MANNERS: GUEST INSISTS ON GOING INDOORS — AGAINST HOST’S PANDEMIC PLANSJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The problem is that guards and other gatekeepers frustrate these policies with their insistence on maintaining the power imbalances that a lack of pads or tampons creates.
WHY BUSINESS MUST HELP END ‘PERIOD POVERTY’ FOR WOMEN IN AMERICAJAKEMETHDECEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
This focus on collaboration is also where the group’s insistence on anonymity comes from.
INSIDE THE SECRET MATH SOCIETY KNOWN SIMPLY AS NICOLAS BOURBAKIKEVIN HARTNETTNOVEMBER 9, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
I had thought that Ngosso would oppose the decision to keep the schools closed, since her insistence on rigor and high expectations for students and families echoed Santelises’.
THE STUDENTS LEFT BEHIND BY REMOTE LEARNINGBY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
I was able to see a doctor after a lot of insistence … I only saw the nurse and explained to her that I needed medicine for coughing and discomfort.
CUBAN DOCTOR CONTRACTS CORONAVIRUS IN ICE CUSTODYYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZSEPTEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
And in his heart the name of the poem repeated itself with significant insistence: Unwelcome!
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
There was that in the baby's tone, in the unbaby-like insistence of its bright eyes, which compelled obedience.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Crozier spoke without passion and with a coldblooded insistence not lost on Burlingame.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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WORDS RELATED TO INSISTENCE

  • affirmation
  • allegation
  • asservation
  • attestation
  • avowal
  • contention
  • defense
  • insistence
  • maintenance
  • mouthful
  • okay
  • predication
  • profession
  • pronouncement
  • report
  • say so
  • stamp of approval
  • stressing
  • two cents' worth
  • vindication
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.