Definition of Sustentative

1. a. Adapted to sustain, strengthen, or corroborate; as, sustentative citations or quotations.

Definition of Sustentative

1. Adjective. Adapted to sustain, strengthen, or corroborate. ¹

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Definition of Sustentative

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sustentative

sustaining
sustaining pedal
sustaining program
sustainingly
sustainment
sustainments
sustains
sustenance
sustenances
sustentacle
sustentacles
sustentacular
sustentatio
sustentation
sustentations
sustentative (current term)
sustention
sustentions
susu
susurrant
susurrate
susurrated
susurrates
susurrating
susurration
susurrations
susurringly
susurrous
susurrus
susurruses

Literary usage of Sustentative

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wish and Will: An Introduction to the Psychology of Desire and Volition by George Lyon Turner (1880)
"Its third function is that of sustaining power—the sustentative Function of the Will. (a) It is a fact, the truth of which may be tested, or rather verified ..."

2. Text-book of the Embryology of Man and Mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1892)
"According to His, KOLLIKER, and W. MULLER, on the contrary, the wall of the optic vesicle furnishes the sustentative tissue only, whereas the nerve-fibras ..."

3. Text-book of the Embryology of Man and Mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1892)
"When the ingrowth has taken place, the sustentative cells are, as KOLLIKER describes them, arranged radially and so united with one another that they ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Man and Mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1901)
"According to His, KOLLIKER, and W. MULLER, on the contrary, the wall of the optic vesicle furnishes the sustentative tissue only, whereas the nerve-fibres ..."

5. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"This division is effected by the formation between the oesophagus and the body-wall of two partitions of the sustentative lamella, which constitute the ..."

6. Text-book of the embryology of man and mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1901)
"When the ingrowth hns taken place, the sustentative cells are, as KOLLIKER describes them, arranged radially and so united with one another that they ..."

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