From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
66 Moby Thesaurus words for "insistence": abetment, application, assiduity, assiduousness, bulldog tenacity, concentration, constancy, demandingness, diligence, dogged perseverance, doggedness, encouragement, endurance, engrossment, exigency, fidelity, goading, importunacy, importunateness, importunity, indefatigability, industriousness, industry, insistency, instance, loyalty, needling, obstinacy, patience, patience of Job, permanence, perseverance, persistence, persistency, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, plodding, plugging, preoccupation, pressing, pressingness, pressure, pricking, prodding, relentlessness, resolution, sedulity, sedulousness, single-mindedness, singleness of purpose, slogging, spurring, stability, stamina, staying power, steadfastness, steadiness, stick-to-itiveness, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity, tirelessness, unremittingness, unswerving attention, urgency, urging
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