INDEFINITELY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INDEFINITELY
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 ad.  endlessly; incessantly; for a long time, no end defined; forever
Classic Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
1  If her stay was pleasant, she would remain indefinitely.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
2  But even with this thought, she would pray fervently that he would remain indefinitely.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
3  He had worked hard for it, so he could marry Suellen in the spring and if he parted with it, his wedding would be postponed indefinitely.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  And when it comes to sleeping with an unknown stranger, in a strange inn, in a strange town, and that stranger a harpooneer, then your objections indefinitely multiply.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  It gave her the promise and pretext to keep the children indefinitely.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXII
6  It was already evening; the sun was hidden behind a small copse of aspens which lay a quarter of a mile from the garden; its shadow stretched indefinitely across the still fields.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
7  In reality in all Napoleon's activity we never find anything resembling an expression of that wish, but find a series of orders, or expressions of his will, very variously and indefinitely directed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
8  "Alas," said Morrel with a feeling of selfish joy; for he thought this death would cause the wedding to be postponed indefinitely.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
9  It might have lasted indefinitely except for the fact that Ella Kaye came on board one night in Boston and a week later Dan Cody inhospitably died.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
10  I used to fancy that life was a positive and perpetual entity, and that by consuming a multitude of live things, no matter how low in the scale of creation, one might indefinitely prolong life.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  There always is a last wound like that which will not close, and which prolongs the dressings indefinitely, to the great annoyance of the sick person.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
12  The Negro cannot stand the present reactionary tendencies and unreasoning drawing of the color-line indefinitely without discouragement and retrogression.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In IX
13  The words and the light blurred into one vast indefinite happiness, and she believed that some great thing was coming to her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
14  Daily he returned to the subject of the new house, but as to time and mode he was indefinite.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  As to details Mrs. Bogart was indefinite, and angry that she should be questioned.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  His trial has been postponed indefinitely.
2  Pushing the number of unit sales up every quarter can't be continued indefinitely.
3  The event has been postponed indefinitely due to lack of interest.
4  The decision has been deferred indefinitely.
5  This allowed them to stay indefinitely in the United States, to claim benefits like Social Security and to apply to become citizens.
6  The next day the union voted to begin an indefinite strike.
7  Junior and middle-ranking civil servants have pledged to join the indefinite strike.
8  The store will be closed for an indefinite period.
9  The project has been postponed for an indefinite period.
10  In turn, some of these ideas also underlie the Risch algorithm, which is used in Mathematics for indefinite integration.