desistence


desistence

verb (used without object)

  1. to cease, as from some action or proceeding; stop.

verb

  1. (intr often foll by from) to cease, as from an action; stop or abstain
v.

mid-15c., from Middle French désister (mid-14c.), from Latin desistere “to stand aside, leave off, cease,” from de- “off” (see de-) + sistere “stop, come to a stand” (see assist). Related: Desisted; desisting.

see cease and desist.

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