ALTERATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALTERATION
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alteration
 n.  passage from one form or state to another; change
Classic Sentence: (184 in 13 pages)
1  Little alteration, except the growth of our dear children, has taken place since you left us.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
2  I walked and, I believe, descended, but I presently found a great alteration in my sensations.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
3  The days now passed as peaceably as before, with the sole alteration that joy had taken place of sadness in the countenances of my friends.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
4  Nothing could be more complete than the alteration that had taken place in my feelings since the night of the appearance of the daemon.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
5  The reasons for this alteration were at the same time related, and they were such as to make further entreaty on his side impossible.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
6  Mrs. Dashwood again assured him that no alteration of the kind should be attempted.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
7  But suspicion of something unpleasant is the inevitable consequence of such an alteration as we just witnessed in him.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
8  The alteration is not in them, if their parties are grown tedious and dull.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
9  The next day produced little or no alteration in the state of the patient; she certainly was not better, and, except that there was no amendment, did not appear worse.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43
10  They both raised their eyes as I went in, and both saw an alteration in me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIV
11  I was so confounded by the alteration in him, that at first I could only observe him in silence, as he stood leaning his head upon his hand, and looking gloomily down at the fire.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
12  Even more so, I do assure you, than his ventersome ways, though both belongs to the alteration in him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
13  Remember, comrades, there must be no alteration in our plans: they shall be carried out to the day.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
14  The most objectionable part is, that the alteration of manners on being introduced into company is frequently too sudden.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  She felt that she had arranged everything extremely well, and that any alteration must be for the worse.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Both sides are able to make a pretty plausible argument that the alteration is what they want it to be.
2  The leaflets require no alteration from year to year.
3  El Niao is a natural phenomenon, but some are worried that climate change could now be altering the cycle in fundamental ways.
4  Her face hadn't altered much over the years.
5  I didn't recognize him because he had altered so much.
6  He had not altered greatly in the last ten years.
7  You start--did you hear a noise? I daresay it is only a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom: it was a barn before I had it repaired and altered, and they are generally haunted by rats.
8  An old dog cannot alter its way of barking.
9  The current division of labor between workers and management will alter.
10  By changing the tomato's genetic blueprint , scientists can alter the rate at which it ripens.
11  Drugs can alter your perception of reality.
12  In public neither Mr. Blair's visit nor the regional summit in Nepal has done anything to alter India's position on dialogue with Pakistan.
13  To alter that equation, the Indian economy would have to maintain stellar growth rates for years.
14  Any alterations had to meet the approval of the local planning authority.
15  The alterations doubled the value of the house.