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 Meanings and Examples of CHARITABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  benevolent; kind; humane
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  Her pleasure in these thoughts of the future was undimmed by any realization that she had no real desire to be unselfish or charitable or kind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
2  No one except the doting father could see anything beautiful about her, but the neighbors were charitable enough to say that all ugly babies turned out pretty, eventually.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
3  For a moment her heart beat incoherently, then she felt the sobering touch of fact, and remembered that such calls were not unknown in her charitable work.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  The episode of Nettie Crane's timely rescue from disease had been one of the most satisfying incidents of her connection with Gerty's charitable work.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
5  However charitable toward the Lower Classes she may have thought herself, Carol had been reared to assume that servants belong to a distinct and inferior species.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
6  He really did this in not only a civil but a really kind and charitable way.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  I say, we good Presbyterian Christians should be charitable in these things, and not fancy ourselves so vastly superior to other mortals, pagans and what not, because of their half-crazy conceits on these subjects.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
8  Higg, the son of Snell, at length replied, "I am but a maimed man, but that I can at all stir or move was owing to her charitable assistance."
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  pictures of sixty years ago, to send to the Duchess of Shortlands for that lady's next charitable bazaar.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
10  His charitable kindness had been rearing a prime comfort for himself.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVIII
11  They renewed their charitable efforts, and he beat them off.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
12  The lady faints away at the doors of charitable publicans, and the gentleman being accommodated with three-penny worth of brandy to restore her, lays an information next day, and pockets half the penalty.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIII
13  She was a benevolent, charitable, good woman, and capable of strong attachments, most correct in her conduct, strict in her notions of decorum, and with manners that were held a standard of good-breeding.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
14  As Mr Elliot became known to her, she grew more charitable, or more indifferent, towards the others.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
15  For the maternity charitable society of Aix.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  Let's be charitable and assume she just made a mistake.
2  She set up a charitable fund in her father's memory.
3  The government built a charitable institution for the education of young children.
4  When he died he left the land to the Drapers Company - a charitable institution for residents of East London.
5  Some critics said the show was good in parts - those less charitable said the whole thing was a disaster.
6  Tiny Tim's cheerful good nature had a beneficial influence on Scrooge's charitable disposition.
7  Why, in defiance of every precept and principle of this house, does she conform to the world so openly--here in an evangelical, charitable establishment--as to wear her hair one mass of curls?
8  Though Scrooge claimed he was too impecunious to give alms, he easily could have afforded to be charitable.