ADAPTIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of adaptive
Definition:
a. having a capacity for adaptation; capable of adapting
Example:
In psychology, a behavior or trait is adaptive when it helps an individual adjust within a changing social environment.
Sentence in Classic:
But, he told his hearers, the text had seemed to him specially adapted for the guidance of those whose lot it was to lead the life of the world and who yet wished to lead that life not in the manner of worldlings.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
After a little thought, the pigs sent for buckets and milked the cows fairly successfully, their trotters being well adapted to this task.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He did not succeed in adapting his face to the position in which he was placed towards his wife by the discovery of his fault.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After a short period of adapting himself to the old conditions of life, Nicholas found it very pleasant to be at home again.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As is often the case with those gifted with an ardent imagination, though he had long known that Moscow would be abandoned he knew it only with his intellect, he did not believe it in his heart and did not adapt himself mentally to this new position of affairs.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In both these adaptations the reference to spring (vesna) matched the impression made by the young lad.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All these eyes, expanding and narrowing, some adapted to light, others to darkness, looked from different angles and edges.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Micawber, giving his mind to a profession so adapted to his fertile resources, and his flow of language, must distinguish himself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I had scant luggage to take with me to London, for little of the little I possessed was adapted to my new station.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The conversation with his host had made everything clear, had made the possibility of his acquiring riches manifest, had made the difficult art of estate management at once easy and understandable; until it would seem as though particularly was his nature adapted for mastering the art in question.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
That its original institutions are no longer adapted to a city that has become corrupted, is plainly seen in two matters of great moment, I mean in the appointment of magistrates and in the passing of laws.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context