- the act of sustaining.
- the state or quality of being sustained.
Origin of sustention
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Examples from the Web for sustention
Accuracy, verisimilitude, sustention, count for nothing in comparison with imaginative adroitness and variety.Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)