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Insistance vs. Insistence: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 20, 2023
"Insistance" is the incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Insistence," denoting firm demand or assertion.

Which is correct: Insistance or Insistence

How to spell Insistence?

Insistance is Incorrect

Insistence is Correct

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Key Differences

Recall words like "existence" and "persistence" to reinforce the "ence" ending.
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Sep 20, 2023
Use mnemonic: "I insist on the 'ence' in Insistence."
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Sep 20, 2023
Note the similarity with "resistance" which also uses "ence."
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Sep 20, 2023
Practice writing the word "Insistence" multiple times to commit the correct spelling to muscle memory.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023
Remember "Insist + ence = Insistence."
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Sep 20, 2023
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Insistence Definitions

A pressing demand or assertion.
There was an insistence in his voice that couldn't be ignored.
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Sep 20, 2023
The quality of being persistent in demand or statement.
Her insistence to be heard was commendable.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023
The act of emphasizing the importance of something.
His insistence on safety first has saved many accidents.
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Sep 20, 2023
Persistent determination.
Despite obstacles, his insistence paid off.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023
To be resolute or firm in a demand or course
I insist on paying my share of the expenses.
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Nov 05, 2022
To assert or demand (something) firmly or persistently
We insist that you stay for dinner.
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Nov 05, 2022
The state of being insistent.
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Nov 05, 2022
An urgent demand.
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Nov 05, 2022
(fencing) The forcing of an attack through the parry, using strength.
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Nov 05, 2022
The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency.
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Nov 05, 2022
Continual and persistent demands
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Nov 05, 2022
The state of urgently demanding notice or attention;
The press of business matters
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Nov 05, 2022
Urgently demanding attention;
The insistence of their hunger
He pressed his demand with considerable instancy
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Nov 05, 2022
The act of demanding something firmly.
Her insistence on perfection is notable.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

FAQs

Why is it called Insistence?

It derives from the verb "insist," reflecting a state or quality of firmly demanding or asserting.
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the verb form of Insistence?

The verb form is "insist."
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the root word of Insistence?

The root word is "insist."
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the plural form of Insistence?

The plural is "insistences."
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence a negative or positive word?

Neutral. It depends on context.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Which vowel is used before Insistence?

Either "a" or "the" can be used before "insistence," depending on context.
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Insistence?

It is pronounced as /ɪnˈsɪstəns/.
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Sep 20, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Insistence?

Any conjunction can be used depending on the sentence, e.g., "and."
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023

What is the singular form of Insistence?

"Insistence" is already in its singular form.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence a vowel or consonant?

"Insistence" starts with a vowel sound.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
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Sep 20, 2023

Is the word Insistence imperative?

No, it's not an imperative form.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Which preposition is used with Insistence?

"On" as in "insistence on rules."
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Which article is used with Insistence?

Both "a" and "the" can be used depending on context.
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Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence a countable noun?

Yes, you can have multiple instances or "insistences."
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Is the Insistence term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used metaphorically in some contexts.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

What is the first form of Insistence?

It's a noun, so it doesn't have verb forms. The related verb is "insist."
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Sep 20, 2023

What is the second form of Insistence?

Not applicable; "insist" would be the related verb.
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence a noun or adjective?

"Insistence" is a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence an abstract noun?

Yes, it's an abstract noun.
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Sep 20, 2023

How many syllables are in Insistence?

There are three syllables.
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Sep 20, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Insistence?

The second syllable, "sist."
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

Which determiner is used with Insistence?

Determiners like "this," "that," "my," etc. can be used, depending on context.
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Sep 20, 2023

What part of speech is Insistence?

It is a noun.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

Is Insistence an adverb?

No, "insistence" is not an adverb.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

What is another term for Insistence?

"Assertiveness."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023

What is the opposite of Insistence?

"Reluctance" or "indifference."
Janet White
Sep 20, 2023

How do we divide Insistence into syllables?

In-sist-ence.
Sara Rehman
Sep 20, 2023

What is the third form of Insistence?

Not applicable; "insisted" would be the past form of the related verb.
Harlon Moss
Sep 20, 2023

How is Insistence used in a sentence?

"Her insistence on punctuality made everyone more disciplined."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 20, 2023
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