MATERIAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of material
Definition:
a. of, relating to, or composed of matter; concerned with physical, not from intellectual or spiritual
Example:
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force.
Sentence in Classic:
We endeavoured, that is, to imagine with the senses of the mind, in our imagination, the material character of that awful place and of the physical torments which all who are in hell endure.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As you observe, this woman had plush upon her sleeves, which is a most useful material for showing traces.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
That one dint in the short, green grass was the only material witness left of this inexplicable nocturnal flight.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There was no lack of material; boys happened along every little while; they came to jeer, but remained to whitewash.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
And in what way a knowledge of addition and subtraction and the catechism is going to improve their material condition, I never could make out.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The condition of the native tribes was investigated in its political, administrative, economic, ethnographic, material, and religious aspects.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To Agafea Mihalovna, to the nurse, to his grandfather, to his father even, Mitya was a living being, requiring only material care, but for his mother he had long been a mortal being, with whom there had been a whole series of spiritual relations already.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The chief reason was a sudden, vivid sense of the terrible contrast between something infinitely great and illimitable within him and that limited and material something that he, and even she, was.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the contrary, the army had never under the best material conditions presented a more cheerful and animated aspect.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There were some marks in it that might have been dimples, if the material had been softer and the instrument finer, but which, as it was, were only dints.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Fact, fact, fact, everywhere in the material aspect of the town; fact, fact, fact, everywhere in the immaterial.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context