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 Meanings and Examples of BREADTH
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breadth
 n.  measure or dimension from side to side; width; extent
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  His was as Irish a face as could be found in the length and breadth of the homeland he had left so long ago--round, high colored, short nosed, wide mouthed and belligerent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  The landscape outspread below her seemed an enlargement of her present mood, and she found something of herself in its calmness, its breadth, its long free reaches.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
3  Miss Stepney, when her first fright had subsided, began to feel the superiority that greater breadth of mind confers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
4  He had read with astounding breadth, and astounding lack of judgment.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
5  The sum is, that at particular seasons within that breadth and along that path, migrating whales may with great confidence be looked for.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
6  He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIII
7  I told you to take that loping miscreant under the line of white point; now, if your bullet went a hair's breadth it went two inches above it.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
8  The lake itself varies in breadth from.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
9  Now don't forget to keep the bad breadth out of sight, Jo.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THREE
10  She could not roam about and amuse herself, for the burned breadth would show, so she stared at people rather forlornly till the dancing began.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THREE
11  His figure was enveloped in a riding cloak, fur collared and steel clasped; its details were not apparent, but I traced the general points of middle height and considerable breadth of chest.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  Heathcliff measured the height and breadth of the speaker with an eye full of derision.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  The present Catherine has no other likeness to her, except a breadth of forehead, and a certain arch of the nostril that makes her appear rather haughty, whether she will or not.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  He is taller by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court; which alone is enough to strike an awe into the beholders.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
15  Our "romantic" is a man of great breadth and the greatest rogue of all our rogues, I assure you.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
Example Sentence:
1  She was within a hair's breadth of winning.
2  The dollar fell to within a hair's breadth of its all-time low.
3  The most striking feature of the house was a huge two-storey room running the entire breadth and height of the building.
4  The boat measured fifteen feet in length and four feet in breadth.
5  Her writings reflect the breadth of her interests.
6  We were impressed by the breadth of her knowledge.