ORPHAN in a Sentence

Learn ORPHAN from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of ORPHAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
orphan
 n.  someone who lacks support, care, or supervision
 n.  a young animal without a mother
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  His property was confiscated; his child became an orphan and a beggar.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  They were fond of the sweet orphan.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  This lady was one of my nearest relations, an orphan from her infancy, and under the guardianship of my father.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
4  She was an orphan like myself; like me, too, had been brought up by hand.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
5  He told me that he would look about him for such an orphan child.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
6  I had already broken out into a desolate cry, and felt an orphan in the wide world.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
7  Alexey Alexandrovitch grew up an orphan.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 21
8  If he could have known that he was an orphan, left to the tender mercies of church-wardens and overseers, perhaps he would have cried the louder.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
9  The hungry and destitute situation of the infant orphan was duly reported by the workhouse authorities to the parish authorities.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  Noah was a charity-boy, but not a workhouse orphan.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
11  But, now that fortune had cast in his way a nameless orphan, at whom even the meanest could point the finger of scorn, he retorted on him with interest.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  You say you are an orphan, without a friend in the world; all the inquiries I have been able to make, confirm the statement.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
13  I have it from the same source that you are both an orphan and a bachelor and are residing alone in London.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
14  I had come to believe that he was an orphan with no relatives living, but one day, to my very great surprise, he began to talk to me about his brother.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
15  Over the path of the poor orphan child.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  Success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan.
2  He has been an orphan since he was five.
3  The war has left thousands of children as orphans.
4  The civil war is making orphans of many children.
5  I am so sorry to pester you but this is a project for orphans.
6  Mother Teresa earned fame and accolades over a lifetime spent working with the poor and the sick, and with orphans, lepers and AIDS patients, first in the slums of Kolkata, India, and then in many other countries.