Sentence Examples


  • The invention of the magneto-telephone put into the hands of electricians a new instrument of extraordinary sensitiveness for the detection of feeble interrupted, or alternating, cur- Trow- rents, and by its aid J.
  • His extreme sensitiveness and hatred of pain constrained Mill to hold that, if a good God exists, he cannot possess infinite power.
  • At all events, the letter indicates a sensitiveness on the part of the Christians not only to oriental mysticism and theosophy (cf.
  • A peculiar sensitiveness is manifested by the leaves of the socalled insectivorous plants.
  • Trained as he had been to the study of marbles and the severity of the antique, and openly avowing that he considered the antique superior to nature as being more eclectic in form, he now and always affected precision of outline, dignity of idea and of figure, and he thus tended towards rigidity, and to an austere wholeness rather than gracious sensitiveness of expression.

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