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1. insistent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɪstənt'] repetitive and persistent.

Synonyms

  • repetitive

Antonyms

  • undemanding
  • quiet

Etymology

  • insistens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Insistent

  • self-consistent
  • nonexistent
  • inconsistent
  • consistent
  • resistant
  • persistent
  • existent
  • assistant
  • distant

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Sentences with insistent


1. Adjective
Some cars may have limited appeal, but their fans are very insistent on using them whenever possible.

Quotes about insistent


1. In suffocating the voice of conscience, passion carries with itself a restlessness of the body and the senses: it is the restlessness of the "external man."When the internal man has been reduced to silence, then passion, once it has been given freedom of action, so to speak, exhibits itself as an insistent tendency to satisfy the senses and the body.
- Pope John Paul II, Blessed Are the Pure of Heart: Catechesis on the Sermon on the Mount and Writings of St. Paul

2. There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. [10w] + {Couplet} Network TV's insistent stupidity to the Outer Limits pushes me.
- Beryl Dov

2. insistent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɪstənt'] demanding attention.

Synonyms

  • clamant
  • instant
  • crying
  • imperative

Antonyms

  • slow
  • future
  • past
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • insistens (Latin)
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