Related formsnon·dis·con·tin·u·ance, noun
Examples from the Web for discontinuance
The completion of the Pacific Telegraph Company line in 1861 was followed by the discontinuance of the regular service.
The disappearance of Carmilla was followed by the discontinuance of my nightly sufferings.In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
In this case she had the satisfaction of being the one to propose the discontinuance of the lessons.Jacqueline, Complete|(Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
Since 1884 the Annual Subscriptions have been reduced, owing to deaths and discontinuance, by upwards of 1,000.The Idiot|Frederick Bateman
In support of my view as to the discontinuance of the punishment, vide Blackstone, vol.