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 Meanings and Examples of CONVERSATIONAL
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conversational
 a.  characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The familiar group were trying to be conversational.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  They had been married at the end of a year of conversational courtship, and they were on their way to Gopher Prairie after a wedding journey in the Colorado mountains.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  Kennicott was conversational and technical regarding gluten and cockle-cylinders and No.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  They went down by freight-train, after the weighty and conversational business of leaving Hugh with Aunt Bessie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  Mrs. Sparsit was in good spirits, and inclined to be conversational.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
6  The dinner and my conversational beginnings ended, I noted for the first time that almost all those who had surrounded me at first were gone.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
7  The solo over, a duet followed, and then a glee: a joyous conversational murmur filled up the intervals.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
8  Not that I had really thought so, but because my conversational powers were effectually scattered.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
9  Thanks for the suggestion, Anna Sergyevna, and for your flattering opinion of my conversational talents.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  Let a commonwealth, then, be constituted in the country where a great equality is found or has been made; and, conversely, let a princedom be constituted where great inequality prevails.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LV.
11  Kennicott, Sam Clark, Jackson Elder, young Dr. McGanum, and James Madison Howland, teetering on their toes near the stove, conversed with the sedate pomposity of the commercialist.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  In fact, the artist's design seemed this: a final theory of my own, partly based upon the aggregated opinions of many aged persons with whom I conversed upon the subject.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  His companions, who conversed apart in the language of their tribe, heeded not this sudden and earnest appeal.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
14  Hawkeye and the Mohicans conversed earnestly together in Delaware for a few moments, when each quietly took his post, in order to execute the plan they had speedily devised.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  The warriors had reassembled, and were now calmly smoking, while they conversed gravely on the chief incidents of their recent expedition to the head of the Horican.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence: (142 in 10 pages)
16  The art of good conversation seems lost.
17  You ought to have instructed your attorney to bring an action against the hawker for criminal conversation with your wife.
18  She fell into a conversation with a man at the bar.
19  He drags his war stories into every conversation.
20  By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it.
21  Clearly she had no wish for conversation.
22  Your conversation is the mirror of your thoughts.
23  Drag up a chair and join the conversation.
24  She was engaged in conversation with a client.
25  Barry had obviously come in on the tail-end of the conversation.
26  Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
27  There was a brief pause in the conversation.
28  Our conversation came to an abrupt end when George burst into the room.
29  There was a hubbub of excited conversation from over a thousand people.
30  Anna felt shut out of the conversation.