MOISTURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MOISTURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  wetness caused by water
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  She took off her spectacles, wiped the moisture from them, and put them on again with an unsteady hand.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
2  There were small beads of moisture on his forehead and his fists were curled into claws as if in pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  As Selden turned away, he noticed the dark flush on Trenor's face, the unpleasant moisture of his intensely white forehead, the way his jewelled rings were wedged in the creases of his fat red fingers.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  She had no umbrella and the moisture quickly penetrated her thin spring dress.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
5  The invariable moisture of my hair, while plunged in deep thought, after six cups of hot tea in my thin shingled attic, of an August noon; this seems an additional argument for the above supposition.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
6  In this central expanse the sea presented that smooth satin-like surface, called a sleek, produced by the subtle moisture thrown off by the whale in his more quiet moods.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
7  Her clothes were dripping with moisture.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXVI
8  Now the great salt plain stretched before his eyes, and the distant belt of savage mountains, without a sign anywhere of plant or tree, which might indicate the presence of moisture.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  She appeared to be utterly indifferent to the circumstance that her bonnet, hair, and garments were becoming wet and disarranged by the moisture of her cold, harsh pillow.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 4 The Ministrations of a Half-forgotten One
10  Charley wiped his own eyes, which were rather blurred with moisture, and stepped closer to the casement.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
11  Our visitor collapsed into a chair, with a ghastly face and a glitter of moisture on his brow.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
12  At such times I have seen his face, even on a cold day, glisten with moisture, as though it were new raised from a basin.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
13  The walls had a leprous aspect, and were covered with seams and scars, like a visage disfigured by some horrible malady; a repulsive moisture exuded from them.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
14  The moisture of the stones, and the viscous nature of the timber framework furnished but poor supports to which to cling, either for hand or foot.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
15  de Blacas wiped the moisture from his brow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Corsican Ogre.
Example Sentence:
1  Humidity means the amount of moisture in the air.
2  The sun dries the moisture on the ground.
3  This coat has a special surface that repels moisture.
4  The cells will promptly start to soak up moisture.
5  Engineers found the structure had been corroded by moisture.
6  This allows the layers to fully adhere to each other and excess moisture to evaporate from the soap.
7  Occasional drops of rain slither through the silvery mist, and the white stones of the buildings and roads of Cyad are gray with moisture.
8  Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.
9  Too much moisture in the air can lead to mold and has been linked to respiratory problems for home occupants.