What does sustained mean?

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sus·tained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sustainedadjective

    maintained at length without interruption or weakening

    "sustained flight"

  2. free burning, sustainedadjective

    (of an electric arc) continuous

    "heat transfer to the anode in free burning arcs"

Wiktionary

  1. sustainedadjective

    held continuously at a certain level

  2. sustainedadjective

    held at a certain pitch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sustained

    of Sustain

  2. Sustainedadjective

    held up to a certain pitch, degree, or level; uniform; as, sustained pasion; a sustained style of writing; a sustained note in music

Editors Contribution

  1. sustained

    At a moderate level with an accurate amount or number.

    They had a sustained way of living.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sustained in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sustained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sustained in a Sentence

  1. Naman Narang:

    It may impact engineering jobs for Indians in the US, but I know that global demand for IIT graduates will be sustained -- in other countries too.

  2. Harry Crosby:

    There were things that became absolutely top hits in the ‘30s and ’40s, for a sustained period of time, and they just went away, people associate dad with Christmas, but in the ’40s and ’50s, they didn’t associate him with Christmas. They associated dad with tons of things, and that’s what I want to bring back.

  3. Masafumi Yamamoto:

    As growth in the upper range of 2 percent is the Fed's prerequisite for an early and sustained rate hike, a figure just around or below 2 percent is likely to hurt expectations for a June hike and weigh on the dollar.

  4. Director General Tony Hall:

    A member of staff -- who is a completely innocent party -- took himself to Accident and Emergency after a physical altercation accompanied by sustained and prolonged verbal abuse of an extreme nature. For me a line has been crossed.

  5. Myles Faith:

    The more frustrated parents get, the more they might try to control, tensions surrounding feeding, if sustained over years, could promote child anxiety or depression.

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    • A. monish
    • B. exacerbate
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