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 Meanings and Examples of OPPOSITION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
opposition
 n.  condition of being in conflict; act of opposing something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Then down beneath a force was born in opposition; then another.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
2  Connie wondered sometimes if it were a sort of mask to disarm opposition, because it was almost too fixed.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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3  Connie hesitated; he was putting up an opposition.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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4  Because of Hilda's opposition, she was fiercely on the sidle of the man, she would stand by him through thick and thin.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
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5  Lady Bertram made no opposition.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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6  Fanny dared not make any farther opposition; and with renewed but less happy thanks accepted the necklace again, for there was an expression in Miss Crawford's eyes which she could not be satisfied with.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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7  To Fanny, however, who had known too much opposition all her life to find any charm in it, all this was unintelligible.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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8  Some opposition here is, I am thoroughly convinced, friendly to matrimonial happiness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
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9  'The opposition coach contracts for these two; and takes them cheap,' said Mr. Bumble.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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10  She was a woman rather of sound than of quick abilities, whose difficulties in coming to any decision in this instance were great, from the opposition of two leading principles.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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11  Such opposition, as these feelings produced, was more than Anne could combat.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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12  Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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13  They have no difficulties to contend with at home, no opposition, no caprice, no delays.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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14  The only one among them, whose opposition of feeling could excite any serious anxiety was Lady Russell.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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15  It is not a passionate quarrel that would have broken my heart; it is the steady opposition and persistence in going wrong that he has shown.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
Example Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
16  If this be thought to be disingenuously restrictive, an attempt to define away the opposition, then consider the alternative.
17  Thousands of people came out onto the streets to attest their support for the democratic opposition party.
18  Despite vehement opposition from his family, he quit school and became an actor.
19  The authorities succeeded despite bitter opposition from teachers.
20  The opposition to her scheme made her more determined than ever.
21  He spent five years in prison for his opposition to the regime.
22  The government is facing a new wave of opposition in the form of a student strike.
23  Our goal is to unite the opposition parties and defeat the President.
24  The opposition parties will always exploit government problems to their own advantage.
25  The government was defeated in its attempt to pass the law by an opposition ambush.
26  The UN peace envoy has failed to find any middle ground between the government and the opposition parties.
27  However, the scheme is certain to meet opposition from fishermen's leaders.
28  The government faces implacable opposition on the issue of nuclear waste.
29  She publicly condemned the opposition leader.
30  The demonstrations were provoked by the unexplained death of an opposition leader.