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 Meanings and Examples of EVEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
even
 a.  occurring at fixed intervals
 ad.  used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But even human sympathies were not sufficient to satisfy his eager mind.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
2  I can, even now, remember the hour from which I dedicated myself to this great enterprise.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
3  But it is even so; the fallen angel becomes a malignant devil.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
4  Yet even that enemy of God and man had friends and associates in his desolation; I am alone.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
5  He loved enterprise, hardship, and even danger for its own sake.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 2
6  I am not even faintly like a rose.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  Of course I knew what they were referring to, but I wasn't even vaguely engaged.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
8  She died calmly, and her countenance expressed affection even in death.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
9  She forgot even her own regret in her endeavours to make us forget.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  I suppose he'd had the name ready for a long time, even then.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
11  Michaelis wasn't even sure of its color--he told the first policeman that it was light green.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  Yet some feelings, unallied to the dross of human nature, beat even in these rugged bosoms.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
13  I don't know how he knew about the funeral or even his name.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
14  "It must be even so," resumed the minister.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
15  It had even thrown its gleam, in the sufferer's bard extremity, across the verge of time.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She was even more beautiful than I had remembered.
17  She sprawled on the bed as he had left her, not even moving to cover herself up.
18  The company could not indicate a person even nominally responsible for staff training.
19  Not many of the children travel on horseback to school even in these country areas.
20  His refusal to pay the fine got him into even more trouble.
21  Truth will out, even if buried in a golden coffin.
22  Friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even when you are fooling everyone else.
23  He claims he's a big drinker, but even his daughter could drink him under the table.
24  It is perfectly capable of wiping out even the largest enemy unit.
25  She didn't even have the strength to stand up.
26  Some thieves do not even bother to melt down stolen silver for its scrap value.
27  Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.
28  I schlepped his bag all the way to the airport and he didn't even thank me.
29  The baby can't even walk, much less run.
30  They adopted western culture, institutions, and even clothing.