NOTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NOTION
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notion
 n.  general or universal conception; belief or opinion
Classic Sentence: (139 in 10 pages)
1  May be she is ill in town; nothing in the world more likely, for I have a notion she is always rather sickly.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 14
2  I have a notion," said Sir John, "that Miss Marianne would not object to such a scheme, if her elder sister would come into it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25
3  I have no notion of men's going on in this way; and if ever I meet him again, I will give him such a dressing as he has not had this many a day.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 30
4  I have no notion of people's making such a to-do about money and greatness.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 37
5  The last word was flung at the boy, who had not the least notion what it meant.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIX
6  I became imbued with the notion on that first occasion before we sat down to dinner, but I cannot define by what means.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXII
7  Towards Mr. Pocket, as a grown-up infant with no notion of his own interests, they showed the complacent forbearance I had heard them express.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXV
8  According to my experience, the conventional notion of a lover cannot be always true.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXIX
9  I have a notion of firing eighty-two times, if the neighborhood shouldn't complain, and that cannon of mine should prove equal to the pressure.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXII
10  I had looked into my affairs so often, that I had thoroughly destroyed any slight notion I might ever have had of their bearings.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVI
11  And to this hour I have not the faintest notion what he meant, or what joke he thought I had made.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVII
12  Still, I knew that there was cause for alarm, and I could not get rid of the notion of being watched.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLVI
13  Whenever I fell asleep, I awoke with the notion I had had in the sluice-house, that a long time had elapsed and the opportunity to save him was gone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LIII
14  Some hopeful notion of seeing her, busily engaged in her daily duties, before she saw me, had been in my mind and was defeated.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LVIII
15  I have not the least notion at whom, or what he meant by it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  I have long since abandoned the notion that higher education is essential to either success or happiness.
2  The traditional notion of marriage goes back thousands of years.
3  They have always looked askance at the western notion of democracy.
4  One common Chinese notion is that the elders ought to be respected.
5  An employee sold him on the notion that cable was the medium of the future.
6  Good studies are needed to lend credence to the notion that genuine progress can be made in this important field.
7  We each have a notion of just what kind of person we'd like to be.
8  I haven't the faintest notion what they mean.
9  The notion of abuse has wider connotations than the physical.
10  Their relationship turned the standard notion of marriage on its head.
11  It might be considered heresy to suggest such a notion.
12  Eshton, observing me, seemed to propose that I should be asked to join them; but Lady Ingram instantly negatived the notion.
13  It's not just a notion when 46 states can still discriminate against same-sex couples getting married.
14  Believing in John's love for her, she can dismiss the notion that he might be unfaithful.
15  With all her knowledge of history, Alice had no very clear notion how long ago anything had happened.