French translation of 'insistent'
- (= determined) [person]
insistant(e)to be insistent that
insister pour que ... (+subjunc)
⇒ She had been insistent that the matter be resolved quickly.
Elle avait insisté pour que les choses soient réglées rapidement.
- (= continual) [noise, rhythm]
⇒ the phone's insistent ringing
la sonnerie insistante du téléphone
Example Sentences Including 'insistent'
Over the noise of shouting, the drumming on cell doors, the alarm bells started, sharp, insistent.The Scar
As he sat listening to his father's insistent voice, his stubbornness returned.Wall Games
At about four o'clock in the morning he was woken by a gentle, insistent sound.In Love and War
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Translation of insistent from the Collins English to French Dictionary