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insistence 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/inˈsistəns/,
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The fact or quality of insisting that something is the case or should be done,
  1. The fact or quality of insisting that something is the case or should be done
    • - his insistence on unilateral nuclear disarmament

  1. continual and persistent demands
  2. imperativeness: the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
  3. the act of insisting on something; "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"
  4. (insistent) clamant: demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
  5. The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". Mostly they were used during World War II by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT), who owned the ships but contracted out their management to various shipping lines. ...
  6. the state of being insistent; an urgent demand; The forcing of an attack through the parry, using strength
  7. (insistent) Standing or resting on something; Urgent in dwelling upon anything; persistent in urging or maintaining; Standing on end: specifically said of the hind toe of a bird when its base is inserted so high on the shank that only its tip touches the ground: correlated with incumbent