unsustained

adjective

un·​sustained
"+
: not sustained: such as
a
obsolete : not physically sustained or supported
b
: not kept up or supported by some aid
leaving the station feeling empty and unsustained S. H. Adams
unsustained any longer by loans, the business failed
c
: not kept or continued at a consistently high level
a convolution of plots makes for unsustained interest Current Biography

Word History

Etymology

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 27 Nov. 2022.

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