PRIVILEGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRIVILEGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
privilege
 n.  special advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all; right reserved exclusively
Classic Sentence: (100 in 7 pages)
1  He did not even know whether any one else in the world felt as he did, or whether he was the sole victim of this mournful privilege.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  My dear Miss Melly, it is always a privilege and a pleasure to be in your home, for you--and ladies like you--are the hearts of all of us, all that we have left.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
3  I reckon that's a man's privilege.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
4  Uncle Whittier and Aunt Bessie assumed that it was their privilege as relatives to laugh at Carol, and their duty as Christians to let her know how absurd her "notions" were.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
5  Starbuck and Stubb both had the start of him; and yet they also have the privilege of lounging in the rear.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
6  God only has that right and privilege.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
7  Mr. Pontellier had the privilege of quitting their society when they ceased to be entertaining.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In I
8  They were women who idolized their children, worshiped their husbands, and esteemed it a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals and grow wings as ministering angels.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IV
9  The Ratignolles' soirees musicales were widely known, and it was considered a privilege to be invited to them.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
10  A wonderful privilege it was to be thus admitted into the soul of a man of genius, to be allowed to share the ecstasies and the agonies of his inmost life.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  According to an unwritten law, the buying a drink included the privilege of loafing for just so long; then one had to buy another drink or move on.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
12  On the present occasion, the aged warrior whose privilege it was to speak, was silent, seemingly oppressed with the magnitude of his subject.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
13  I could not tell why I ought to be deprived of the same privilege.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  About two months after this, I applied to Master Hugh for the privilege of hiring my time.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  This amount I was compelled to make up, or relinquish the privilege of hiring my time.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  I esteem it as a privilege to attend this meeting and give a report here.
2  They fought against privilege in order to create a fairer society.
3  Education should be a universal right and not a privilege.
4  Try not to abuse the privilege of being allowed more freedom.
5  We don't realize what a privilege it is to grow old with someone.
6  Men of privilege without power are waste material, Men of enlighten-ment without influence are the poorest kind of rubbish.
7  These clubs are the last bastions of male privilege.
8  As a member of the nobility, his life had been one of wealth and privilege.
9  David Beckham said it had been an honour and a privilege to have captained England.
10  Bessie had been down into the kitchen, and she brought up with her a tart on a certain brightly painted china plate, whose bird of paradise, nestling in a wreath of convolvuli and rosebuds, had been wont to stir in me a most enthusiastic sense of admiration; and which plate I had often petitioned to be allowed to take in my hand in order to examine it more closely, but had always hitherto been deemed unworthy of such a privilege.
11  They are entitled to enjoy many advantages and privileges.
12  You can enjoy all the benefits and privileges of club membership.
13  Senior management enjoy certain privileges, such as company cars and private healthcare.
14  A senior official was stripped of all his privileges for publicly criticising his employer.
15  He had no special privileges and was treated just like every other prisoner.