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 Meanings and Examples of DOMINANT
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dominant
 a.  major; most important, powerful, or influential; outweighing
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  She had heard Ashley say that the South was being treated as a conquered province and that vindictiveness was the dominant policy of the conquerors.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  It was the dominant animal failing to remember in the supreme moments the forceful causes of various superficial qualities.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
3  Nowhere is conscience so dominant and all-absorbing as with New England women.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  He was generous to his friends and equals, but proud, dominant, overbearing, to inferiors, and utterly unmerciful to whatever set itself up against him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  The psychologist tells us of a state, in which the affections and images of the mind become so dominant and overpowering, that they press into their service the outward imagining.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
6  If not a dominant and commanding race, they are, at least, an affectionate, magnanimous, and forgiving one.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
7  I could not but admire, even at such a moment, the way in which a dominant spirit asserted itself.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A LITTLE CLOUD
9  For the moment that was the dominant thought.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
10  He was a gentleman, and he hated him for that, hated him through some curious race-instinct for which he could not account, and which for that reason was all the more dominant within him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
11  His dominant intellectual passion was for science.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
12  For a moment she stood there, eminent, dominant, on the soap box with the blue and sailing clouds behind her.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
13  He paused, eminent, dominant, glaring from his pedestal.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
14  The one, austere, high-nosed, eagle-eyed, and dominant, was none other than the illustrious Lord Bellinger, twice Premier of Britain.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
15  It was an unhappy life that I lived; and its one dominant anxiety, towering over all its other anxieties, like a high mountain above a range of mountains, never disappeared from my view.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVII
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  Mustang roam freely over much of the southwest United States; they live in bands of between 5-20 horses, mainly females and foals led by a dominant stallion.
17  The police in Bangladesh charged the owners of a garment factory and 11 of their employees with culpable homicide in the deaths of 112 workers in a fire last year that came to symbolize the appalling working conditions in the country's dominant textile industry.
18  These six words are dominating the non-beige-suit-related discussion among US politicians and pundits.
19  At one time he was dominating over the party.
20  The strong usually dominate over the weak.
21  A great man can dominate others by force of character.
22  No single factor appears to dominate.
23  If moderates fail to reach a compromise , the extremists will dominate the agenda.
24  The countries of Eastern Europe immediately started to dominate.
25  She always says a lot in meetings, but she doesn't dominate.
26  People tend to have one side of their brain dominate their thought patterns.
27  State industries still dominate the Chinese economy, even though they are in steep decline.
28  Ex - colonial countries began to challenge the cultural dominance of Europe.
29  The firm soon achieved complete dominance in the marketplace.
30  Appreciation of works of art is bound to be dominated by a particular kind of interest.