INHABITANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INHABITANT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  resident; someone or thing who lives in a place
Classic Sentence: (157 in 11 pages)
1  Good brother," replied the inhabitant of the hermitage, "it has pleased Our Lady and St Dunstan to destine me for the object of those virtues, instead of the exercise thereof.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  I burst in upon them, and the fashion of my grave-clothes, as well as the clanking of my chains, made me more resemble an inhabitant of the other world than of this.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  She had tears for every room in the house, much more for every beloved inhabitant.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
4  He was not, as the other traveller seemed to be, a savage inhabitant of some undiscovered island, but a European.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 4
5  But through the remainder of Hester's life there were indications that the recluse of the scarlet letter was the object of love and interest with some inhabitant of another land.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
6  However, by dint of beating about a little in the dark, and now and then knocking up a peaceable inhabitant to inquire the way, we at last came to something which there was no mistaking.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
7  It was like encountering an inhabitant of the fourth dimension of space, a being who was free from all one's own limitations.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
8  The old woman, who was the only inhabitant of the house except himself, always went to bed at nightfall, so that she might not burn out her candles.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
9  The light was extinguished, sometimes the inhabitant was killed.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
10  It asserted its own tranquillity, which seemed a pledge of equal quiet to its former inhabitant.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
11  So I sent two of my company with an attendant to find out what sort of people the inhabitants were.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK X
12  They returned, therefore, in good spirits to Longbourn, the village where they lived, and of which they were the principal inhabitants.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
13  Elizabeth smiled at the recollection of all that she had heard of its inhabitants.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 28
14  They had nothing to accuse him of but pride; pride he probably had, and if not, it would certainly be imputed by the inhabitants of a small market-town where the family did not visit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 44
15  He began to put questions concerning his new home, and its inhabitants, with greater interest and liveliness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The local animal welfare department has been called in to care for the inhabitant of the zoo.
2  In medieval mythology, gnome was the special guardian and inhabitant of subterranean mines.
3  They settled the land, dispossessing many of its original inhabitants.
4  They worked hard, but tended to stay aloof from the local inhabitants.
5  The Indians were the original inhabitants of North America.
6  The inhabitants have voted overwhelmingly to restore the city's original name of Chemnitz.
7  The island's inhabitants had no immunity to the diseases carried by the explorers and quickly succumbed.
8  They had designed a method of reinforcing the mining colony without forcing the inhabitants to evacuate.
9  This neighborhood is inhabited by rich people.
10  Nomads have inhabited this region for thousands of years.
11  When the tide ebbs it's a rock pool inhabited by crustaceans.
12  I was a little sad to see that the world inhabited by these bands of yore is utterly gone.
13  Nobody knows how many bison inhabited North America before the coming of the Europeans.
14  It will become a virtual world that we inhabit as an observer or a participant.
15  Several different species of fish inhabit these turbid shallow waters.