insistency

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insistency (countable and uncountable, plural insistencies)

  1. The quality of being insistent.
    • 2008 March 31, Nate Chinen, “Clear-Cut Case of the Blues, in a Bebop Mode”, New York Times:
      His son, Denardo Coleman, played drums with hard insistency, even bombast (at bright tempos, his ride-cymbal patterns were rivetlike), but he also kept closely attuned to the flow of improvisation.