Definition Of sustained


continuing for an extended period or without interruption.

several years of sustained economic growth

strengthen or support physically or mentally.

this thought had sustained him throughout the years

undergo or suffer (something unpleasant, especially an injury).

he died after sustaining severe head injuries

uphold, affirm, or confirm the justice or validity of.

the allegations of discrimination were sustained

Example Of sustained

  • Community opposition was vigorous, and sustained .

  • He says the ultimate defeat of terror extremists will require what he called a sustained , substantial commitment.

  • However, forthcoming successive games at Wigan (away) and West Ham (home) should tell whether Leeds are able to mount a sustained challenge.

  • Hummingbirds are the most adept aerialists of all birds and the only ones capable of sustained hovering.

  • Not surprisingly, the fans greeted the news with an eruption of sustained applause.

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