Noun insistence has 3 senses
  1. insistence, insisting - continual and persistent demands
    --1 is a kind of demand
    Derived form: verb insist1
  2. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure - the state of urgently demanding notice or attention; "the press of business matters"
    --2 is a kind of urgency
  3. imperativeness, insistence, insistency, instancy - urgently demanding attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "he pressed his demand with considerable instancy"
    --3 is a kind of urgency