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Definition of Sustenance

Sustenance

  1. The act of sustaining; support; maintenance; subsistence; as, the sustenance of the body; the sustenance of life.
  2. That which supports life; food; victuals; provisions; means of living; as, the city has ample sustenance.

Sustenance Quotations

The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.
Laurie Colwin

No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.
Reinhold Niebuhr

It's challenging to find an identity as a young person if you don't have the sustenance of love, because you're being shipped around.
Mary J. Blige

As our bodies live upon the earth and find sustenance in the fruits which it produces, so our minds feed on the same truths as the intelligible and immutable substance of the divine Word contains.
Nicolas Malebranche
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Sustenance Translations

sustenance in German is Unterhalt
sustenance in Spanish is mantenimiento, sustento

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