insistverb [I]uk /ɪnˈsɪst/ us /ɪnˈsɪst/
- She's 85 now, but she will insist on doing all her own housework.
- The men at City Hall insist that big spending cuts are just not practical.
- The police insist that they are not relaxing their campaign against drugs.
- They insisted that all swear words be deleted from the article.
- She insisted on telling me every single detail of what they did to her in hospital.