DURABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DURABLE
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 a.  lasting; able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage; hard wearing; enduring
Classic Sentence:
1  You are never sure of a good impression being durable; everybody may sway it.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
2  Even the smooth surface of family-union seems worth preserving, though there may be nothing durable beneath.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
3  I thought they'd be a nice durable cardboard.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
4  I have always thought that a wild animal never looks so well as when some obstacle of pronounced durability is between us; a personal experience has intensified rather than diminished that idea.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  Painted steel is likely to be less durable than other kinds.
2  Wood is a durable material.
3  In two to three weeks, Ehrlich said, the Commerce Department plans publish statistics on durable goods orders and construction spending.
4  Store food in durable containers with lids.
5  Most goods are durable goods to a certain degree.
6  She kept the durable canon of American short fiction.