What does the word Insistant mean?

1 : disposed to insist : persistent. 2 : compelling attention the insistent pounding of the waves.

How do you use insistently in a sentence?

Insistently sentence example The alarm clock buzzed insistently and she reached over to slap the snooze button, squinting at the iridescent hands.

What is a synonym for insistently?

1’Tony’s insistent questioning’ persistent, determined, adamant, importunate, tenacious, unyielding, obstinate, dogged, unrelenting, unfaltering, unwavering, inexorable. demanding, urgent, pressing. emphatic, determined, firm, assertive, decided, resolute, resolved. informal pushy.

What type of word is insistently?

adverb In an insistent manner; pressingly .

What’s the difference between insistent and persistent?

As adjectives the difference between insistent and persistent. is that insistent is (obsolete) standing or resting on something while persistent is obstinately refusing to give up or let go.

What is the adjective of insist?

adjective. earnest or emphatic in dwelling upon, maintaining, or demanding something; persistent; pertinacious. compelling attention or notice: an insistent tone.

What is the root word of insist?

The verb insist comes from the Latin insistere, meaning “persist,” “dwell upon,” or “stand on.” To insist on something, like a room with a view, is to say that you must have it.

What are antonyms of insistently?

What is the opposite of insistent?

disinterested half-hearted
indifferent insignificant
lenient occasional
relenting tolerant
trivial unimportant

What do you call someone who is demanding?

Persnickety, “Fastidious or fussy”; “Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision” is good in this context, and also fastidious, “Excessively particular, demanding, or fussy about details”; “Difficult to please; quick to find fault”.

Is insistently an adverb?

insistently adverb – Definition, pictures, pronunciation and usage notes | Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com.