unsustained

adjective un·sustained \ "+ \

Definition of unsustained

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of unsustained

1un- + sustained, past participle of sustain


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