Definition of insistently adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈsɪstəntli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsɪstəntli//
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  1. 1in a way that demands something firmly and refuses to accept any opposition or excuses They insistently refused to accept any cash compensation.
  2. 2in a way that continues for a long time and cannot be ignored He tried to ignore his insistently ringing phone.