Definition of Desisting

1. Verb. (present participle of desist) ¹



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Definition of Desisting

1. desist [v] - See also: desist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desisting

desirers
desires
desirest
desireth
desiring
desirings
desirive
desirous
desirously
desirousness
desirousnesses
desist
desistance
desistances
desisted
desisting (current term)
desistive
desists
desition
desitions
desitive
desitives
desk
desk-bound
desk clerk
desk dictionary
desk job
desk jockey
desk jockeys
desk officer

Literary usage of Desisting

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1. The Five Great Skeptical Dramas of History by John Owen (1896)
"Recognising the probability of his rivals now desisting from their pursuit of Justina, he determines to prosecute his own suit with additional ardour. ..."

2. An Essay on the Uterine Haemorrhage which Precedes the Delivery of the Full by Edward Rigby (1822)
"... in which, after making many ineffectual attempts to dilate the Os Uteri, and introduce the hand, he was under the necessity of desisting entirely, ..."

3. Personal Narrative of Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media, and Scythia, in by Earl of George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1827)
"... Irritability—Vexatious Delays—My Servant a Catcher of Tartars—His desisting from Sleep. AT the distance of every eight or ten miles, detachments of ..."

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