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Definition of Sustained

Sustained

  1. of Sustain
  2. Held up to a certain pitch, degree, or level; uniform; as, sustained pasion; a sustained style of writing; a sustained note in music.

Sustained Quotations

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
William Butler Yeats

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
Voltaire

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
Robert Louis Stevenson

If you want to have sustained joy, you have to not only make sure that you think right, but you also have to make decisions now that are going to guarantee some joy in the future.
Joyce Meyer

Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.
Reinhold Niebuhr
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Sustained Translations

sustained in Dutch is constant, bestendig, gestaag
sustained in German is trug, ausgehalten
sustained in Portuguese is sustentado

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