Pronunciation of Insistent
/ɪnsˈɪstənt/, /ɪnsˈɪstənt/, /ɪ_n_s_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for insistent:
sedulous, stoutly, would-be, untiring, aspiring, unbroken, overambitious, vaulting, purposeful, strenuous, heroic, ambitious, tough-minded, emphatic, undeterred, driven, hell-bent, unbowed, unstoppable, stout, unswerving, single-minded.
Other synonyms and related words:
exigent, competitive, iron, continual, vaulting, pertinacious, unswerving, clamant, untiring, sedulous, aspiring, blatant, strident, clamorous, dogmatic, imperative, pigheaded, importunate, instant, urgent, repetitive, vociferous, tough-minded, emphatic, ambitious, heroic, driven, robust, purposeful, unrelenting, overambitious, repetitious, crying, patient, inst, hot, exacting, strenuous, single-minded, forceful, unbroken, aggressive, unstoppable.
implacable, valiant, devoted, tough, set, serious, resolved, faithful, earnest, persevering, plucky, bold, relentless, courageous, iron-willed, loyal, unflinching, staunch, steadfast, deliberate, dauntless, inexorable, diligent, intent, ruthless, decisive, unyielding, determined, hearty, strong-willed, strong-minded, persistent, resolute, unshakeable, willing, reliable, uncompromising, unwavering, thorough, stubborn, spunky, unchangeable, unbending, committed, zealous, steady, dogged, bullheaded, stern, tireless, fearless, firm, indefatigable, indomitable, decided, headstrong, dedicated, true, constant, steely, tenacious.
bold, strong-willed, determined, strong, decisive, plucky, dogged, fervent, headstrong, diligent, tough, enduring, obstinate, hard, true, stubborn, stiff, indomitable, brave, tenacious, faithful, resolute, tireless, persistent, devoted, stony, obdurate, persevering, hearty, spunky, steadfast, undaunted, courageous, bullheaded, dauntless, flintlike, unflagging, staunch, indefatigable, bulldogged.
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Usage examples for insistent:
- There was dear command in his voice, and with it the old magnetic force reached her, quick, insistent, vital. - "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.
- When they begin to take hold of him, their possession is more and more insistent- all interests in real life become more and more secondary and remote until the questions in dispute are not only decided, but there is also a written record of the debates and the decision. - "Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: In Mizzoura", Augustus Thomas.