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Definition of Insisting

Insisting

  1. of Insist

Insisting Quotations

Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Voltaire

America is the only developed nation that has a 2,000-mile border with a developing nation, and the government's refusal to control that border is why there are an estimated 460,000 illegal immigrants in Arizona and why the nation, sensibly insisting on first things first, resists 'comprehensive' immigration reform.
George Will

In the end, the humanities can only be defended by stressing how indispensable they are; and this means insisting on their vital role in the whole business of academic learning, rather than protesting that, like some poor relation, they don't cost much to be housed.
Terry Eagleton

It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Any beings advanced enough to traverse interstellar distances are at least a thousand years beyond our technical level. Spending gobs of time examining our missiles is equivalent to sending the Air Force back to the Middle Ages and insisting they examine the chain mail factories.
Seth Shostak
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Insisting Translations

insisting in French is insistant, aheurtant
insisting in German is beharrend auf, insistierend
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