ORIGINALITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ORIGINALITY
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 n.  novelty; creativity; capacity to act or think independently
Classic Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
1  "You don't take after your father," said Mrs. Yeobright, looking towards the fire, where Grandfer Cantle, with some want of originality, was dancing by himself among the sparks, as the others had done before.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
2  Man, or at least criminal man, has lost all enterprise and originality.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  Many spoke eloquently and with originality.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XXII
4  In an indifferent case we recognize in it more individuality, originality, and independence.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
5  I had not, it seems, the originality to chalk out a new road to shame and destruction, but trode the old track with stupid exactness not to deviate an inch from the beaten centre.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
6  Katavasov, feeling his originality was appreciated and understood, made the most of it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 2
7  There had also been a very strange custom, whose origin was unknown, of marching every Sunday morning past a boar's skull which was nailed to a post in the garden.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
8  He delighted to live, barrack-fashion, among the elegant furniture, and he bullied the very pictures with his origin.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
9  It was of Eastern origin, having been brought from the Holy Land; and the mixture of the cymbals and bells seemed to bid welcome at once, and defiance, to the knights as they advanced.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
10  "This was, in fact, the origin of our acting," said Tom, after a moment's thought.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
11  All that sounded extravagant or irrational in the progress of the reconciliation might have no origin but in the language of the relators.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
12  Yet scarcely a single accent among the many afloat tonight could have such power to impress a listener with thoughts of its origin.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
13  A few minutes later we were joined by a short, stout man whose olive face and coal-black hair proclaimed his Southern origin, though his speech was that of an educated Englishman.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
14  , of Stepney, the source and origin of the busts.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
15  Fournaye, who is of Creole origin, is of an extremely excitable nature, and has suffered in the past from attacks of jealousy which have amounted to frenzy.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence: (184 in 13 pages)
16  The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution, includes botany and zoology and all their subdivisions.
17  The archaeologist claimed that the skeleton was primeval origin, though in fact it was the remains of a modern day monkey.
18  Scientific findings that help explain the origins of the universe.
19  The debate about the origins of the universe has been going on throughout recorded history.
20  The disorder in military policy had its origins in Truman's first term.
21  This particular custom has its origins in Wales.
22  And yet woman is coerced through submission to the Symbolic order to abandon feminine desire and a peculiarly feminine relation to origins.
23  I have been amazed at the universality of all of our experiences, whatever our origins, sex or age.
24  The origins of the story are lost in the mists of time.
25  The origins of this ancient structure are lost in antiquity.
26  These discoveries may throw new light on the origins of the universe.
27  The social unrest has its origins in economic problems.
28  His research on the origins of pathogenic microorganisms should help stop the spread of disease.
29  The finding, published in Nature today, pushes back the known origins of the equine lineage by about 2 million years, and yields a variety of evolutionary insights.
30  All theories originate from / in practice and in turn serve practice.