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2 definitions found
 for insistency
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  insistency \insistency\ n.
     the state of urgently demanding notice or attention;
     insistence.
  
     Syn: imperativeness, insistence, press, pressure.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. the quality of not being ignorable.
  
     Syn: imperativeness, insistence.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insistency
      n 1: the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence
           of their hunger"; "the press of business matters" [syn:
           imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press,
           pressure]
      2: the act of insisting on something; "insistence on grammatical
         correctness is a conservative position" [syn: insistence,
         insistency]

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