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  1. desistancenoun

    The act or state of desisting; cessation.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Desistancenoun

    The act of desisting; cessation.

    Etymology: from desist.

    Men usually give freeliest where they have not given before; and make it both the motive and excuse of their desistance from giving any more, that they have given already. Boyle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Desistancenoun

    the act or state of desisting; cessation

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. desistance.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desistance in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desistance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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