CONTINUANCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONTINUANCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  an activity without interruption; the period of time during which something continues
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But now all desire for change had vanished, and the sight of the little enclosure gave him a warm sense of continuance and stability.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In II
2  She had gambled on the continuance of the Bullock regime and she had lost.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVIII
3  The morrow, rising on an apparent continuance of the same conditions, revealed nothing of what had occurred between the confronted pair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
4  Lily felt at once that any tendency to be "stuck-up," to mark a sense of differences and distinctions, would be fatal to her continuance in the Gormer set.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
5  He promised a continuance of his favors, and admonished them to be grateful.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 27
6  They do not give the slaves this time because they would not like to have their work during its continuance, but because they know it would be unsafe to deprive them of it.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
7  It's what endures through one's life that matters; my own life matters to me, in its long continuance and development.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
8  Her opinion was sought as to the probable continuance of the open weather, but her answers were as short and indifferent as civility allowed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
9  Fires of the last-mentioned materials were rare, and though comparatively small in magnitude beside the transient blazes, now began to get the best of them by mere long continuance.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
10  Nothing can ensure the continuance of love.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
11  A continuance in a place where everything reminded her of former delight, was exactly what suited her mind.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 2
12  I should be undeserving of the confidence you have honoured me with, if I felt no desire for its continuance, or no farther curiosity on its subject.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24
13  The continuance of their engagement, and the means that were able to be taken for promoting its end, was all her communication; and this produced from Mrs. Jennings the following natural remark.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 38
14  I saw nothing in this country that could invite me to a longer continuance, and began to think of returning home to England.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER VI.
15  Neither are any wars so furious and bloody, or of so long a continuance, as those occasioned by difference in opinion, especially if it be in things indifferent.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER V.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She fully intends to continue her sporting career once she has recovered from her injuries.
17  If we continue to deplete the Earth's natural resources, we will cause serious damage to the environment.
18  The embassy will continue discussions with the Chinese government.
19  We will continue to run the company as a going concern.
20  He insisted that the conflict would continue until conditions were met for a ceasefire.
21  The rain will continue into the evening.
22  We will continue to do all we can to.
23  Toxic chemicals continue to be dumped in the North Sea.
24  It's senseless to continue any further.
25  It is unjust that a privileged few should continue to accumulate wealth.
26  She kept silent, forcing Buchanan to continue.
27  The light was too murky to continue playing.
28  This issue looks likely to continue to vex the government.
29  Outsiders will continue to suffer the most blatant discrimination.
30  The finance minister will continue to mastermind Poland's economic reform.