insistence

[in-sis-tuhns]
noun
1.
the act or fact of insisting.
2.
the quality of being insistent.

Origin:
1605–15; insist + -ence

noninsistence, noun
overinsistence, noun
superinsistence, noun
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insistent (ɪnˈsɪstənt)
 
adj
1.  making continual and persistent demands
2.  demanding notice or attention; compelling: the insistent cry of a bird
 
in'sistence
 
n
 
in'sistency
 
n
 
in'sistently
 
adv

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Apple's insistence on control should not come as a surprise to close listeners
  of her work.
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  prices represents an iron law of the digital economy.
The insistence on plainness, the absence of stylization, carries over to the
  performances as well.
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