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 Meanings and Examples of ENERGY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
energy
 n.  available power
 n.  an exertion of such power
Classic Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
1  She was no longer the listless creature who had lived at his side in a state of sullen self-absorption, but a mysterious alien presence, an evil energy secreted from the long years of silent brooding.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  This was a section that knew the chill of winter, as well as the heat of summer, and there was a vigor and energy in the people that was strange to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  Ellen had been given this preparation for marriage which any well- brought-up young lady received, and she also had Mammy, who could galvanize the most shiftless negro into energy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  Frail, fine-boned, so white of skin that her flaming hair seemed to have drawn all the color from her face into its vital burnished mass, she was nevertheless possessed of exuberant health and untiring energy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  Only the young men retained the restless energy which had filled the whole throng a short while before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  The little town was gone and the face of the rapidly growing city was animated with never-ceasing energy and bustle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  She was only seventeen, she had superb health and energy, and Charles' people did their best to make her happy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  A feverish energy possessed her and would not let her be still; and at night, long after Scarlett had gone to bed, she could hear her walking the floor in the next room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  He never had much to say, never displayed any energy, never seemed to take much interest in anything that went on about him, but he knew everything about everybody at Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  Scarlett thought of Will, lank, unimpressive, mild, eternally chewing a straw, his whole appearance deceptively devoid of energy, like that of most Crackers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
11  She had used energy and charm and bargaining to get that order and now the mill was quiet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
12  They show you to be a person of energy and determination and a good money risk.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
13  Lily had abundant energy of her own, but it was restricted by the necessity of adapting herself to her aunt's habits.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
14  She had never heard him speak with such energy of affirmation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
15  The sound of steps in the hall, and of the butler's voice preceding them, poured fresh energy into her veins.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
Example Sentence: (141 in 10 pages)
16  People of different ages expend different amounts of energy.
17  He is devoting much of his energy to implanting an element of distrust in the community.
18  Youth is the season of hope, enterprise, and energy, to a nation as well as an individual.
19  We import raw materials and energy and export mainly in-dustrial products.
20  His energy and talent elevate him to godlike status.
21  Her fellow members marveled at her seemingly infinite energy.
22  She's got so much energy she never seems to tire.
23  Electricity companies pay a premium for renewable energy.
24  Helping people takes time and energy.
25  Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
26  It seems that light energy will be an important subject of scientific research in the future.
27  Children need an outlet for their energy.
28  It wastes energy to run the dishwasher half empty.
29  I've tried my last bit of energy, just as you bloomed sunflower smile.
30  She was good at redirecting the children's energy into something useful.