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Origin and Etymology of supportation
Middle English supportacion, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin supportation-, supportatio, from Late Latin, endurance, bearing, from supportatus (past participle of supportare to endure) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion — more at support
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