IMPERSONATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IMPERSONATION
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impersonation
 n.  pretending to be another person; representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  In her habits, she was a living impersonation of order, method, and exactness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  To guard against such contingencies she frequented the more populous watering-places, where she installed herself impersonally in a hired house and looked on at life through the matting screen of her verandah.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
3  She had studied the boys pityingly, but impersonally.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  She held my hand impersonally, as a promise that she'd take care of me in a minute, and gave ear to two girls in twin yellow dresses who stopped at the foot of the steps.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  As she stood holding it, the two men looked at her in passing, Clifford critically, the other man with a curious, cool wonder; impersonally wanting to see what she looked like.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
6  It was as though he bore an impersonal contempt for everyone and everything in the South, the Confederacy in particular, and took no pains to conceal it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  For a brief moment she wondered with impersonal curiosity what would be expected of a mistress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  I have a deep and impersonal admiration for your endurance, Scarlett, and I do not like to see your spirit crushed beneath too many millstones.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
9  But, perhaps if she were alone with him once more, he might drop that mask of impersonal courtesy he had worn since coming to Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  His one eye met hers with an impersonal animosity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
11  They clung close to Prissy, for even to their childish minds there was something frightening in the cold, impersonal atmosphere between their mother and their stepfather.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
12  He had been kindness itself during her miserable convalescence, but it was the kindness of an impersonal stranger.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
13  Melanie was almost crying with embarrassment, Ashley was suddenly bleak and withdrawn and Rhett was watching her over his cigar with impersonal amusement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
14  His impersonal courtesy toward her that had begun during her convalescence continued and he did not fling softly drawled barbs at her or sting her with sarcasm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
15  Throughout these weeks they had met and spoken as courteously as strangers meeting in the impersonal walls of a hotel, sharing the same roof, the same table, but never sharing the thoughts of each other.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
Example Sentence:
1  Tina just makes it funnier because her impersonation is so accurate.
2  I find the atmosphere there rather impersonal.
3  Hospitals always seem such impersonal places - rows of identical beds in dull grey rooms.
4  He always contributed impersonal criticism.
5  She used to impersonate Madonna in evening parties.
6  He was caught trying to impersonate a military officer.