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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

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

The cooking profession, while it's a noble craft and a noble calling, 'cause you're doing something useful - you're feeding people, you're nurturing them, you're providing sustenance - it was never pure.
Anthony Bourdain

There is a special intense love between human children and the people who take care of them, not just mothers but also fathers and older sisters and great-uncles and baby-sitters. And that love doesn't just provide us with emotional warmth and sustenance. It also lets human beings, as a species, understand the world and create new worlds ourselves.
Alison Gopnik
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Sustenance Translations

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

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