RECOGNITION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RECOGNITION
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recognition
 n.  acceptance ; appreciation; approval
Classic Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
1  All the way across the floor, a man, newly come and standing in the doorway, saw them, started in recognition and watched closely the slanting eyes in the sulky, rebellious face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Somewhere in her mind, the bell of recognition rang, but for the moment she could not recall who he was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  As she half rose from her seat to look closer, the giant caught sight of her and his black face split in a grin of delighted recognition.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Scarlett took a step back as mutual recognition leaped into both faces.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  If one did drag one's self out of bed at such an hour, and come down fresh and radiant to the monotony of note-writing, some special recognition of the sacrifice seemed fitting.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
6  You don't remember me," she continued, brightening with the pleasure of recognition, "but I'd know you anywhere, I've thought of you such a lot.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
7  If she had made the great sacrifice, at least she expected gratitude and recognition, Vida raged, while her conscious schoolroom mind fussily begged her to control this insanity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  How well I remember her laugh; it had in it the same sudden recognition that flashed into her eyes, was a burst of humour, short and intelligent.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
9  They contemplated the photographs with pleased recognition; looked at some admiringly, as if these characters in their mother's girlhood had been remarkable people.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
10  "You are burnt beyond recognition," he added, looking at his wife as one looks at a valuable piece of personal property which has suffered some damage.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In I
11  The recognition did not lessen the reality, the poignancy of the revelation by any suggestion or promise of instability.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XV
12  There was a recognition as he looked at the types of faces.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
13  And with it all he was singularly free from recognition of the finer points of the conduct of prisoners of war.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 23
14  "Mr. Wilson, I think," said he, in a tone of recognition, and extending his hand.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
15  Tom and Daisy stared, with that peculiarly unreal feeling that accompanies the recognition of a hitherto ghostly celebrity of the movies.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  He pulled the hood of his cloak over his head to avoid recognition.
2  She hoped she would avoid recognition by wearing dark glasses and a hat.
3  He was promoted to the rank of major in recognition of his valour during the battle.
4  He has won wide recognition in the field of tropical medicine.
5  Her body had been mutilated beyond recognition.
6  His body was crushed and mangled beyond recognition.
7  She stared directly at the witness but he did not show a flicker of recognition.
8  There is general recognition that the study techniques of many students are weak.
9  He wept for the loss of his mother and his tardy recognition of her affection.
10  He searched for a sign of recognition on her face, but there was none.
11  The scientist deserves recognition for his talent.
12  He has achieved recognition and respect as a scientist.
13  He glanced briefly towards her but there was no sign of recognition.
14  Citizenship is a form of recognition that one is a fully fledged member of the community.
15  In recognition of her efforts to win the vote for women, Congress authorized coining a silver dollar honoring the suffragist Susan B. Anthony.