OFFSPRING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OFFSPRING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
offspring
 n.  descendant
Classic Sentence:
1  My mother had much desired to have a daughter, but I continued their single offspring.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  She left to my care her only child, a little girl, the offspring of her first guilty connection, who was then about three years old.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
3  Vanity, while seeking its own guilty triumph at the expense of another, had involved him in a real attachment, which extravagance, or at least its offspring, necessity, had required to be sacrificed.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44
4  Mrs. Micawber and our offspring will accompany me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
5  You are about to enter into holy matrimony, and God may bless you with offspring.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 1
6  Make restitution to an innocent and unoffending child, for such he is, although the offspring of a guilty and most miserable love.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
7  And the institution of the family, and the emotions that arise therein, the fierce jealousy, the tenderness for offspring, parental self-devotion, all found their justification and support in the imminent dangers of the young.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
8  And, kissing the boy's head, he turned to Manilov and Madame with the slight smile which one assumes before assuring parents of the guileless merits of their offspring.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
9  Every conceivable subject was discussed, including politics and military affairs; and in this connection guests voiced jejune opinions for the expression of which they would, at any other time, have soundly spanked their offspring.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
10  This caused some secret envy among women whose husbands took offspring for granted, long before the children were christened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
11  The singularity lay in the hostile feelings with which the child regarded all these offsprings of her own heart and mind.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
Example Sentence:
1  But now you know that it is the illegitimate offspring of a French opera-girl, you will perhaps think differently of your post and protegee.
2  Under food shortage, the animals might have a strategy in which they elongate life span to increase the total number of offspring produced.
3  This year's entering class is a remarkably heterogeneous body: it includes students from forty different states and twenty-six foreign countries, some the children of billionaires, others the offspring of welfare families.
4  In the case of the guinea pig, the number of offspring varies between two and five.
5  The offspring contain a mixture of the genetic blueprint of each parent.
6  She's the offspring of a scientist and a musician.
7  That seems to be the message from the nation's movie critics, who have uniformly crowned this 3-D toy story the brilliant hybrid offspring of Pixar's best infused with South Park‘s irreverent humor.