[ suh-sten-shuhn ]
/ səˈstɛn ʃən /
the act of sustaining.
the state or quality of being sustained.
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Origin of sustention
OTHER WORDS FROM sustentionsus·ten·tive [suh-sten-tiv], /səˈstɛn tɪv/, adjective
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Example sentences 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)|John Morley