Definition of Suspence

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of suspense) ¹



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Definition of Suspence

1. held back (Milton) [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suspence

susoharai
susotori
suspect
suspectable
suspected
suspecter
suspecters
suspectful
suspecting
suspection
suspective
suspectless
suspector
suspectors
suspects
suspence (current term)
suspences
suspend
suspend one's disbelief
suspended
suspended animation
suspended cymbal
suspended cymbals
suspendee
suspendees
suspender
suspender belt
suspendered
suspenders
suspending

Literary usage of Suspence

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

1. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... and Promises, with other Hopes depending; wherein we have been long held in suspence, and are still like to be, to our irrecoverable Loss. ..."

2. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... two or three which digged up the corne.1 We were in suspence what using the survivors worse than slaves, two of them being redeemed by Captain Dermer. ..."

3. New Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and by John Bernard Bosanquet, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Christopher Puller (1826)
"WOODFORD and Others. lives, during which the period of suspence was directed to be carried on, were evidently the lives of persons immediately connected ..."

4. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"THE DOUBT respects that which we should believe ; the suspence that which we ... We are ¡n doubt for the want of evidence ; we are in suspence for the want ..."

5. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... and Promises, with other Hopes depending; wherein we have been long held in suspence, and are still like to be, to our irrecoverable Loss. ..."

6. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... two or three which digged up the corne.1 We were in suspence what using the survivors worse than slaves, two of them being redeemed by Captain Dermer. ..."

7. New Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and by John Bernard Bosanquet, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Christopher Puller (1826)
"WOODFORD and Others. lives, during which the period of suspence was directed to be carried on, were evidently the lives of persons immediately connected ..."

8. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"THE DOUBT respects that which we should believe ; the suspence that which we ... We are ¡n doubt for the want of evidence ; we are in suspence for the want ..."

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