desistance[ dih-zist, -sist ]SEE DEFINITION OF desistance
Synonyms for desistance
- blank wall
- break off
- brick wall
- grinding halt
- screeching halt
Antonyms for desistance
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESISTANCE
All these charges were quieted by intrigue, bribery of the judges, or desistance of the accuser.
There are preachers of death: and the earth is full of those to whom desistance from life must be preached.
It was felt by them at the time to be an additional incentive to moderation, to sobriety, to desistance from extreme views.