Insist in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is insist a Scrabble word?

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Partly from Middle French insister, from Latin īnsistere; and partly from a back-formation from insistence.


  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈsɪst/
  • Rhymes: -ɪst
  • Hyphenation: in‧sist


insist (third-person singular simple present insists, present participle insisting, simple past and past participle insisted)

  1. (with on or upon or (that + ordinary verb form)) To hold up a claim emphatically.
    (I am defending her; see a similar example in the context below for comparison.)
  2. (sometimes with on or upon or (that + subjunctive)) To demand continually that something happen or be done.
  3. (obsolete, chiefly geometry) To stand (on); to rest (upon); to lean (upon).



  • INSTIs, sit-ins, sits in

  • to maintain very firmly.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)