IMAGINATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IMAGINATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
imagination
 n.  mental image of something that is not real or true
 n.  the ability to form images of things or events in mind
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I try in vain to be persuaded that the pole is the seat of frost and desolation; it ever presents itself to my imagination as the region of beauty and delight.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
2  I knew well therefore what would be my father's feelings, but I could not tear my thoughts from my employment, loathsome in itself, but which had taken an irresistible hold of my imagination.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
3  But I did not feel the inconvenience of the weather; my imagination was busy in scenes of evil and despair.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  I formed in my imagination a thousand pictures of presenting myself to them, and their reception of me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 12
5  His wild and enthusiastic imagination was chastened by the sensibility of his heart.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
6  His soul overflowed with ardent affections, and his friendship was of that devoted and wondrous nature that the world-minded teach us to look for only in the imagination.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
7  I walked up and down my room hastily and perturbed, while my imagination conjured up a thousand images to torment and sting me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
8  Thus has a week passed away, while I have listened to the strangest tale that ever imagination formed.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
9  My imagination was vivid, yet my powers of analysis and application were intense; by the union of these qualities I conceived the idea and executed the creation of a man.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
10  His parents were shiftless and unsuccessful farm people--his imagination had never really accepted them as his parents at all.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
11  Her imagination was somewhat affected, and, had she been of a softer moral and intellectual fibre would have been still more so, by the strange and solitary anguish of her life.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
12  In Arthur Dimmesdale, thought and imagination were so active, and sensibility so intense, that the bodily infirmity would be likely to have its groundwork there.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
13  But they were uttered only within his imagination.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
14  Oftener, however, its credibility rested on the faith of some lonely eye-witness, who beheld the wonder through the coloured, magnifying, and distorted medium of his imagination, and shaped it more distinctly in his after-thought.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
15  Marianne was astonished to find how much the imagination of her mother and herself had outstripped the truth.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence: (116 in 8 pages)
16  Nobody hates you-it's all in your imagination.
17  Unfettered by the bounds of reality, my imagination flourished.
18  It requires no great exertion of the imagination to recognize the truth of this.
19  Don't let your imagination run away with you.
20  You're letting your imagination run away with you.
21  His stirring speech heated the audience's imagination.
22  You don't have to use your imagination when you're watching television.
23  Similar to a child's imagination or a messy dream, he creates a unique blend between tranquility and spontaneity.
24  There are some programs, starting in the fifth grade, which gets kids to think about the heroic mentality, the heroic imagination.
25  That incident never took place; it is a figment of your imagination.
26  We peer in at ten infants through the glass walls of a new-born nursery, imagining the bright futures ahead in the 80 years of life they can expect.
27  He never did anything wrong without imagining how the look on his mother's face would reproach him afterwards.
28  Many people get a vicarious thrill at the movies by imagining they are the characters on the screen.
29  He is always imagining dangers that don't exist.
30  There's a growing mood of transatlantic tension, both real and imagined; a feeling that European capitals and Washington no longer view the world in quite the same way.