Definition of Subsister

1. Noun. One who lives through affliction. "The survivors of the fire were taken to a hospital"

Exact synonyms: Survivor
Generic synonyms: Unfortunate, Unfortunate Person
Derivative terms: Subsist, Survive



Definition of Subsister

1. Noun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subsister

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsister

subsign
subsigned
subsigning
subsigns
subsilicate
subsilicates
subsinuate
subsist
subsisted
subsistence
subsistence farming
subsistences
subsistencies
subsistency
subsistent
subsister (current term)
subsisters
subsisting
subsists
subsite
subsites
subsizar
subsizars
subskill
subskills
subslice
subslices
subsocial
subsocieties
subsociety

Literary usage of Subsister

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1. Dictionnaire Des Sciences Philosophiques by Adolphe Franck (1851)
"... dans l'histoire de la philosophie, appartient depuis longtemps au passé, et qu'on ne pourrait l'omettre sans laisser subsister une fâcheuse lacune. ..."

2. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1898)
"... si on n'arreste le mal en sa source, il puissent plus longtemps subsister ; c'est ce qu'on accordera facilement si on considère qu'en moins de dix ans, ..."

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