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 Meanings and Examples of NINETEEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
nineteen
 n.  the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one
 a.  being one more than eighteen
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  I have passed nineteen years in the galleys.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
2  One hundred and nine francs fifteen sous, which I earned in the galleys by my labor, in the course of nineteen years.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
3  Thus during nineteen years of torture and slavery, this soul mounted and at the same time fell.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
4  On his departure from the galleys it had been nineteen years since he had shed a tear.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
5  It is but just to add that he had forgotten to include in his calculations the forced repose of Sundays and festival days during nineteen years, which entailed a diminution of about eighty francs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX—NEW TROUBLES
6  It was the first time that he had wept in nineteen years.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
7  He underwent nineteen years of penal servitude for theft.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
8  Monsieur Pontmercy," said Jean Valjean, "I was nineteen years in the galleys.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
9  Monsieur d'Artagnan is a young man, scarcely nineteen or twenty, and this gentleman must be thirty at least.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 13 MONSIEUR BONACIEUX
10  And at the end of this road, there was nothing--nothing but Scarlett O'Hara Hamilton, nineteen years old, a widow with a little child.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  Lily was nineteen when circumstances caused her to revise her view of the universe.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
12  I was on the farm till I was nineteen.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  He was nineteen years old, short and broad-backed, with a close-cropped, flat head, and a wide, flat face.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
14  When I went to work for Mrs. Thomas I was nineteen years old, and I had never slept a night in my life when there weren't three in the bed.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
15  He was a dark-browed, good-looking youngster of nineteen, greatly resembling his mother, but with ten times her impetuosity.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
Example Sentence:
1  The two old friends were talking nineteen to the dozen.
2  She was chatting away, nineteen to the dozen.
3  An hour later they were still sitting there talking nineteen to the dozen.
4  He was a kid really, not more than eighteen or nineteen.
5  It was nineteen minutes past seven.
6  That kind of subtlety is all right in print, but in real life it would put you on a false track in nineteen out of twenty cases.
7  There are nineteen students in my class.
8  He was born in the nineties of the nineteen century.
9  Nobody is as sophisticated as a boy of nineteen who is just recovering from a baby- grand passion.