Sentence Examples

  • Johns (1771-1845), in George Street, Manchester, where his daily round of laboratory work and tuition was broken only by annual excursions to the Lake district and occasional visits to London, "a surprising place and well worth one's while to see once, but the most disagreeable place on earth for one of a contemplative turn to reside in constantly."
  • Everything that was evil or disagreeable had been carefully kept out of his sight.
  • When heated or rubbed it emits a peculiar disagreeable odour.
  • The cold is sharp and bracing rather than disagreeable, on account of the dryness of the air; and the periods of cold weather are generally of short duration.
  • Their presence is made known by a powerful disagreeable odour, which penetrates to a considerable distance.