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 Meanings and Examples of INDELIBLE
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 a.  impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Fortunately, as regarded this circumstance at least, his painful past gave to his countenance an indelible sadness, and the glimmerings of gayety seen beneath this cloud were indeed but transitory.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo.
2  Each step he trod oppressed his heart with fresh emotion; his first and most indelible recollections were there; not a tree, not a street, that he passed but seemed filled with dear and cherished memories.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
3  Six years had elapsed, passed in a dream but for one indelible trace, and I stood in the same place where I had last embraced my father before my departure for Ingolstadt.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  I see her face now, better than I did then, I dare say, with its indelible look of regret and wonder turned upon me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
5  Fanny thought exactly the same; and they were also quite agreed in their opinion of the lasting effect, the indelible impression, which such a disappointment must make on his mind.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  Your catechism tells you that the sacrament of Holy Orders is one of those which can be received only once because it imprints on the soul an indelible spiritual mark which can never be effaced.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  Snobs they were; long enough stationed that is in that one corner of the world to have taken indelibly the print of some three hundred years of customary behaviour.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
8  A few extracts from the latter will carry me on to those scenes which are indelibly fixed in every detail upon my memory.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
9  The incidents of the next few days are indelibly graven upon my recollection, and I can tell them without reference to the notes made at the time.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
10  I derived benefit from the task: it had kept my head and hands employed, and had given force and fixedness to the new impressions I wished to stamp indelibly on my heart.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
11  The saying might have worn out of my memory, had not a circumstance immediately followed which served indelibly to fix it there.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  Directly in front of the corpse Chingachgook was placed, without arms, paint or adornment of any sort, except the bright blue blazonry of his race, that was indelibly impressed on his naked bosom.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
13  Hence, in these not very attractive places, indelibly stamped by the passing stroller with the epithet: melancholy, the apparently objectless promenades of the dreamer.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
14  Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
15  Somehow, there was something indelicate about a girl child sleeping in her father's room, even though the girl was only two years old.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
Example Sentence:
1  The indelible ink left a permanent mark on my shirt.
2  The horrors he experienced are imprinted, perhaps indelibly, in his brain.
3  The terrible scenes were indelibly imprinted on his mind.
4  It was indelicate of you to mention her marriage problems.