Definitions of insistence

  1. The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for insistence

  1. With polite insistence he repeated, " Would you mind telling me why I am arrested, and who you might happen to be?" – The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys by Richard Harding Davis
  2. She went with him, pale and silent, and Jim led her through shop after shop and forced her, by good- natured insistence to buy baby clothes. – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman