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1. sustenance

noun. ['ˈsʌstənəns'] a source of materials to nourish the body.

Synonyms

  • delicacy
  • goody
  • dish
  • mess
  • meal
  • alimentation
  • vitamin
  • finger food
  • aliment
  • wheat germ
  • repast
  • course
  • nutrient
  • treat
  • kosher
  • kickshaw
  • food
  • ingesta
  • dainty
  • fast food
  • mince
  • victuals
  • milk
  • nutrition
  • puree
  • nutriment
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • orderliness
  • order
  • starve

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Words that Rhyme with Sustenance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce sustenance?

Pronounce sustenance as ˈsəstənəns.

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Example sentences of the word sustenance


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You can do this by feeding the crickets sustenance such as oranges, carrots and grains.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Once they finally get back from these quests, they dutifully inform their fellow bees of the available sustenance.

Quotes containing the word sustenance


1. I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.
- Brené Brown

2. I am as wrapped up in her as a vine that clings to a tree seeking for sustenance. She’s tied me to her for eternity. She’s my home. She’s my reason for being. To win and hold her heart is my only purpose.
- Colleen Houck

3. Nothing ever invented provides such sustenance, such infinite reward for time spent, as a good book.
- David McCullough

2. sustenance

noun. ['ˈsʌstənəns'] the financial means whereby one lives.

Synonyms

  • resource
  • conveniences
  • support
  • comforts
  • subsistence
  • keep
  • amenities
  • living
  • creature comforts
  • meal ticket
  • livelihood
  • bread and butter

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • unnaturally
  • unwholesome
  • right

3. sustenance

noun. ['ˈsʌstənəns'] the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence.

Synonyms

  • sustainment
  • support
  • upkeep
  • sustentation

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • largeness
  • bigness
  • strength
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