Sentence Examples


  • Wandering tribes naturally enjoy a great advantage in this respect over sedentary ones.
  • The fur trade, the horse, the gun, disturbed the sedentary habit of American tribes.
  • But his preference for a sedentary and not for an active life and his increasing attachment to favourites of humble birth diminished his popularity, and he had some differences with his parliament.
  • They usually show little aptitude for business or for sedentary pursuits; but, on the other hand, they are born equestrians and sportsmen.
  • Moreover, the mound-builders in the eastern half of this vast plain, being sedentary, were excellent potters.