MALEDICTION in a Sentence

Learn MALEDICTION from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

Example sentences for MALEDICTION, such as:

1. Thou didst recall with malediction.

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 Meanings and Examples of MALEDICTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  curse; evil speaking; utterance of curse or execration
Classic Sentence:
1  Five minutes afterwards the piano resounded to the touch of Mademoiselle d'Armilly's fingers, and Mademoiselle Danglars was singing Brabantio's malediction on Desdemona.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
2  He searched about in his mind for an adequate malediction for the indefinite cause, the thing upon which men turn the words of final blame.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
3  Thou didst recall with malediction.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: XI
4  Here only one sound was audible, a sound as heart-rending as the death rattle, as menacing as a malediction, the tocsin of Saint-Merry.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER II—AN OWL'S VIEW OF PARIS
5  But the predestinated mate coming still closer to him, where the Lakeman stood fixed, now shook the heavy hammer within an inch of his teeth; meanwhile repeating a string of insufferable maledictions.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
Example Sentence:
1  When the magic mirror revealed that Snow White was still alive, the wicked queen cried out in rage and uttered dreadful malediction.