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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·sis·tence /ɪnˈsɪstən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sist·ence n. The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: continual and persistent demands [syn: insisting]
      2: the state of urgently demanding notice or attention; "the
         press of business matters" [syn: imperativeness, insistency,
          press, pressure]
      3: urgently demanding attention; "the insistence of their
         hunger"; "he pressed his demand with considerable
         instancy" [syn: imperativeness, insistency, instancy]