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 Meanings and Examples of JARGON
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jargon
 n.  language used by a special group; technical terminology; nonsensical or meaningless talk
Classic Sentence:
1  The thought of the ridicule struck deeper than any other sensation: Lily knew every turn of the allusive jargon which could flay its victims without the shedding of blood.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  Amid the jargon of Indian dialects that he now plainly heard, it was easy to distinguish not only words, but sentences, in the patois of the Canadas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
3  You must give 'em your jargon, major; and say that we have shut the evil spirit in the cave, and are taking the woman to the woods in order to find strengthening roots.'
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
4  This they would sing, as a chorus, to words which to many would seem unmeaning jargon, but which, nevertheless, were full of meaning to themselves.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  Fantine mingled in the group, and began to laugh with the rest at the harangue, which contained slang for the populace and jargon for respectable people.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS
6  One might make use of their jargon to put new soles on their old shoes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE SUBSTITUTE
7  It was one of those blind alleys, which the special jargon terms branches.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
8  It is very true," said Marianne, "that admiration of landscape scenery is become a mere jargon.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
9  I got through some jargon to the effect that I took the liberty of doubting that.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
10  He replied in a jargon I did not comprehend.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  The computer salesmen at the store used a jargon of their own that we simply couldn't follow.
2  I strayed from my own voice and slipped into jargon, cant, or false sentiment.
3  The men behind the bailout take refuge in impenetrable jargon.
4  When doctors speak in medical jargon, they often mystify their patients, who have little knowledge of medical terminology.
5  He always speaks in obscure legal jargon.
6  The offer was couched in legal jargon.
7  You need someone to help you cut through all the irritating legal jargon.