MANNERISM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MANNERISM
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 n.  exaggerated display; behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I have no doubt at all that a family mannerism can be traced in these two specimens of writing.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
2  His manners towards the maid-servants were disgustingly free and familiar.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  Over thought and religion; drink; dress; manners; marriage too, I wield my truncheon.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 10
4  She had an evil face, smoothed by hypocrisy; but her manners were excellent.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
5  However, though I am not influenced by manners and station, Loo Bounderby may be.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
6  I also, and the noble Athelstane of Coningsburgh, speak only the language, and practise only the manners, of our fathers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
7  His conduct, however, was an exception to the general manners of his countrymen.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
8  And while their manners were thus the subject of sarcastic observation, the untaught Saxons unwittingly transgressed several of the arbitrary rules established for the regulation of society.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
9  And here we cannot but think it necessary to offer some better proof than the incidents of an idle tale, to vindicate the melancholy representation of manners which has been just laid before the reader.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
10  The captive Abbot's features and manners exhibited a whimsical mixture of offended pride, and deranged foppery and bodily terror.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  His wife's family did not have his sort of manners, or his sort of etiquette.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
12  Mary Crawford was remarkably pretty; Henry, though not handsome, had air and countenance; the manners of both were lively and pleasant, and Mrs. Grant immediately gave them credit for everything else.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
13  On each side there was much to attract, and their acquaintance soon promised as early an intimacy as good manners would warrant.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
14  The most objectionable part is, that the alteration of manners on being introduced into company is frequently too sudden.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
15  Mrs. Grant's manners are just what they ought to be.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence: (87 in 6 pages)
16  Sir William had the ability to conduct proceedings in a dignified manner without ever becoming stuffy.
17  This activity was carried on in a businesslike manner.
18  Clinton was praised on all sides for his warm manner and diplomatic approach.
19  When people put on uniforms, their attitude becomes more confident and their manner more officious.
20  An attorney is your employee, in a manner of speaking.
21  She was a tough girl with rather an abrasive manner.
22  It was barbarous to treat prisoners in that manner.
23  A man, like a watch, is to be valued by his manner of going.
24  A man's own manner and character is what most becomes.
25  In the army camp the quilts are usually folded in this manner.
26  Her pleasant manner belied her true character.
27  Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
28  Check that the equipment is operating in a safe manner.
29  His manner was cold and unwelcoming.
30  I'm a professional and I have to conduct myself in a professional manner.