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insistent 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/inˈsistənt/,
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Insisting or demanding something; not allowing refusal,
  1. Insisting or demanding something; not allowing refusal
    • - Tony's soft, insistent questioning
    • - she was very insistent that I call her
  2. Regular and repeated, and demanding attention
    • - a telephone started ringing, loud and insistent

  1. repetitive and persistent; "the bluejay's insistent cry"
  2. clamant: demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
  3. (insistency) imperativeness: the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters"
  4. (insistency) insistence: the act of insisting on something; "insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position"
  5. (Insistence) The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government. Their names were all prefixed with "Empire". ...
  6. 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
  7. (insistence) the state of being insistent; an urgent demand; The forcing of an attack through the parry, using strength