desistance
noun see desist

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  • Desistance — De*sist ance, n. [Cf. F. desistance.] The act or state of desisting; cessation. [R.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] If fatigue of body or brain were in every case followed by desistance . . . then would the system be but seldom out of working order. H.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desistance — index abandonment (discontinuance), abeyance, cessation (interlude), cloture, desuetude, discontinuance (act of discontinuing) …   Law dictionary

  • desistance — noun The act or state of desisting; cessation …   Wiktionary

  • desistance — n. end, act of stopping, ceasing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desistance — de·sis·tance …   English syllables

  • desistance — …   Useful english dictionary

  • desist — desistance, desistence, n. /di zist , sist /, v.i. to cease, as from some action or proceeding; stop. [1425 75; late ME < OF desister < L desistere to leave off, equiv. to de DE + sistere to stand, place, akin to stare to STAND] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Lacoue-Labarthe — Philippe Lacoue Labarthe Philippe Lacoue Labarthe, né le 6 mars 1940 à Tours et mort le 28 janvier 2007 à Paris est un critique, philosophe, écrivain français. Il était un spécialiste de la pensée de Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida ou encore… …   Wikipédia en Français

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