suspensory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

suspense +‎ -ory

Adjective[edit]

suspensory (comparative more suspensory, superlative most suspensory)

  1. Held in suspension.
  2. Holding in suspension.
  3. Suspensive.

Noun[edit]

suspensory (plural suspensories)

  1. Something that suspends.
  2. Specifically the suspensory ligament
    • 2009 January 20, Adrian Dunn, “El of a love affair continues”, Herald Sun:
      [] Rubijon, also on the comeback trail after a flexor tendon and suspensory injury.