Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Sospensióne, s. f.
1. a hanging up, suspension;2. suspension, ecclesiastical censure; 3. suspension, cessation. — d'armi, a suspension of arms, a truce. — d'animo, suspense, irresolution, perplexity, doubt. Con grande — d' animo, in great consternation; 4. delay, putting off. Tenere in —, to keep in suspense.
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