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synonyms for insistency

  • emphasis
  • importunity
  • perseverance
  • persistence
  • persistency
  • pressing
  • urging
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antonyms for insistency

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  • idleness
  • indolence
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How to use insistency in a sentence

If his cause is just we gain by his insistency and determination.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOL. 3 (OF 4)W. GRANT HAGUE
But she had such a way of nagging insistency; and he was really a weak man.
OLD PEOPLE AND THE THINGS THAT PASSLOUIS COUPERUS
There was a compelling insistency in the sound and, with a muttered imprecation, he jerked the receiver from the hook.
THE PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
At the sound of it the primeval lover, newly renascent in Mr. Strumley's breast, cowed before the power of genitorial insistency.
GOLDEN STORIESVARIOUS
One object, in particular, is mentioned with insistency by nearly all the chronicles, both Mussulman and Christian.
THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF OLDER SPAIN, VOLUME I (OF 3)LEONARD WILLIAMS
It was a disconcerting question, and asked with a still more disconcerting insistency.
THRICE ARMEDHAROLD BINDLOSS
Louise forced a disturbing entrance into his thoughts with a strange insistency.
A SON OF THE CITYHERMAN GASTRELL SEELY
As the young man crossed the outer room the familiar eyes of the old portrait caught his own with wistful insistency.
THE LIFE OF NANCYSARAH ORNE JEWETT
Hurstwood almost exclaimed out loud at the insistency of this thing.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
The thoughts of the gradual loss of his faculties haunted him with curious insistency.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
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WORDS RELATED TO INSISTENCY

  • emphasis
  • importunity
  • insistency
  • perseverance
  • persistence
  • urging
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.