: not sustained: such as
obsolete : not physically sustained or supported
: not kept up or supported by some aid
leaving the station feeling empty and unsustainedS. H. Adams
unsustained any longer by loans, the business failed
: not kept or continued at a consistently high level
a convolution of plots makes for unsustained interestCurrent Biography

Word History


un- entry 1 + sustained, past participle of sustain

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“Unsustained.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsustained. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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