soutenu

adjective

sou·​te·​nu
¦sütə¦nü
of a ballet movement
: executed in a drawn-out manner : sustained

Word History

Etymology

French, from past participle of soutenir to sustain, from Old French sustenir

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“Soutenu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soutenu. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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