Desistance in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Desistance

the action of ceasing offensive action

Examples of Desistance in a sentence

The police would have been forced to take desperate measures if not for the desistance of the criminal’s aggression. 🔊

The desistance of a crime just before you commit it will not negate the fact that you intended to do it from the start. 🔊

If there is no desistance from the rioters, the national guard will be forced to step in and stop them. 🔊

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