Definition of insistent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    insistent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪnˈsɪstənt//
     
     
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  1. 1demanding something firmly and refusing to accept any opposition or excuses insistent (on something/on doing something) They were insistent on having a contract for the work. insistent (that…) Why are you so insistent that we leave tonight? She didn't want to go but her brother was insistent.
  2. 2continuing for a long period of time in a way that cannot be ignored insistent demands the insistent ringing of the telephone
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