Definition of Sustained

1. Adjective. Maintained at length without interruption or weakening. "Sustained flight"




2. Adjective. (of an electric arc) continuous. "Heat transfer to the anode in free burning arcs"
Exact synonyms: Free Burning
Similar to: Continuous, Uninterrupted

Definition of Sustained

1. a. Held up to a certain pitch, degree, or level; uniform; as, sustained pasion; a sustained style of writing; a sustained note in music.

Definition of Sustained

1. Verb. (past of sustain) ¹

2. Adjective. held continuously at a certain level ¹

3. Adjective. (music) held at a certain pitch ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sustained

1. sustain [v] - See also: sustain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sustained

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sussing
sussreserve
sussultatory
sussuration
sussurations
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sustainability
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Literary usage of Sustained

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Damages: Covering the Entire Law of Damages, Both Generally by Joseph Asbury Joyce, Howard Clifford Joyce (1903)
"Damages for the death "— " Pecuniarily suffered or sustained "—Sufferings of injured person. 801. Same subject continued. 802. "Damages for the death"— ..."

2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"for damages to property alleged to have been sustained during the flood of the Mohawk river in the year nineteen ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"They are not so distinct on the piano, because the sounds of this instrument are not sustained. Ну practice, however, the resultant tones can be ..."

4. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Her lips told me the bitter, the necessary, the unexpected truth; her hearty kindness sustained me under the shock of hearing it; her sense and courage ..."

5. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1844)
"(c) Let us not attempt, therefore, to impose laws upon God, whose power has sustained no diminution, but who is able to sanctify whom he pleases, ..."

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