insistency

[ in-sis-tuhn-see ]
/ ɪnˈsɪs tən si /

noun, plural in·sist·en·cies.

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Origin of insistency

First recorded in 1855–60; insist + -ency

OTHER WORDS FROM insistency

non·in·sist·en·cy, noun, plural non·in·sist·en·cies.o·ver·in·sist·en·cy, noun, plural o·ver·in·sist·en·cies.
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