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insistence

[in-sis-tuh ns] /ɪnˈsɪs təns/
noun
1.
the act or fact of insisting.
2.
the quality of being insistent.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; insist + -ence
Related forms
noninsistence, noun
overinsistence, noun
superinsistence, noun
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insistence

n.

mid-15c., from Middle French insister (see insist) + -ence.

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