- the act of sustaining.
- the state or quality of being sustained.
Origin of sustention
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Related Words for sustentionsupply, conservation, upkeep, preservation, care, aliment, continuation, bacon, livelihood, alimony, living, alimentation, resources, food, subsistence, provision, bread, continuance, wherewithal, keeping
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Historical Examples of sustention
Accuracy, verisimilitude, sustention, count for nothing in comparison with imaginative adroitness and variety.Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)