Sentence Examples with the word insistent

He was insistent on meeting with her as planned.

But if even one of the innumerable causes of the act is known to us we recognize a certain element of necessity and are less insistent on punishment for the crime, or the acknowledgment of the merit of the virtuous act, or the freedom of the apparently original action.

Owing to this insistent change all things which happen, or seem to happen, are history in the broader sense of the word.

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The President was insistent upon the need of repealing the excess profits taxes and reducing transportation taxes and income surtaxes.

When I came, her movements were so insistent that one always felt there was something unnatural and almost weird about her.

A set of cardinal numbers have an order of magnitude, often called the order of the set because of its insistent obviousness to us; but, if they are the numbers drawn in a lottery, their time-order of occurrence in that drawing also ranges them in an order of some importance.

Papineau, The Most Insistent Demagogue Of 1837, Must Certainly Be Named Among The Founders, For The Sake Of Speeches Which Came Before Written Works Both In Point Of Time And Popular Esteem.

Deidre was evasive about what happened though she, too, was insistent that the terms were complete.

This and the Antwerp head of Jerome are perhaps the most striking examples of Diirer's power of forcing into subordination to a general impression such a multiplicity of insistent detail as would have smothered any weaker conception than his.

So, back in the car Dean climbed, with an insistent Fred O'Connor beside him, ready to kick him awake if he nodded off.