Sustained – In U.S. Courts: upheld or affirmed – You are right to protest. Continuing without interruption
To remember the definition of the word sustained, use the following mnemonic:
You sussed that the stain (sustained) is a tick. It is a tick saying it is my right to protest.
Examples of sustained in a sentence
The judge sustained the objection.
The court sustained his claim that the contract was illegal.
The love and support of his family sustained him during his time in prison.