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 Meanings and Examples of SODDEN
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sodden
 a.  thoroughly soaked; expressionless, stupid, or dull, especially from drink
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Long lines of soldiers were passing, dust covered, sodden with weariness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  So she had unharnessed him and crawled, sodden with fatigue, into the back of the wagon and stretched her aching legs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  They became sodden, stupid, ugly or obscene.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  She had never cared until now--now that Bonnie was dead and she was lonely and afraid and she saw across her shining dinner table a swarthy sodden stranger disintegrating under her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
5  It had rained as usual, and the paths were too sodden for Clifford's chair, but Connie would go out.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
6  My clothes were all sodden with dew, and my coat-sleeve was drenched with blood from my wounded thumb.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
7  In the middle of it, clearly marked on the sodden soil, was the track of a bicycle.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
8  We continued our systematic survey of the edge of the sodden portion of the moor, and soon our perseverance was gloriously rewarded.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
9  Through one of the broken panes I heard the rain impinge upon the earth, the fine incessant needles of water playing in the sodden beds.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In ARABY
10  Beneath its purple pall, the face painted on the canvas could grow bestial, sodden, and unclean.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
11  The sodden eyes had kept something of the loveliness of their blue, the noble curves had not yet completely passed away from chiselled nostrils and from plastic throat.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
12  Two red sparks flashed for a moment in the woman's sodden eyes, then flickered out and left them dull and glazed.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
13  Behind them along the narrow, sodden, cutup forest road came hussars in threes and fours, and then Cossacks: some in felt cloaks, some in French greatcoats, and some with horsecloths over their heads.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV
14  Clothes, saddles, reins, were all wet, slippery, and sodden, like the ground and the fallen leaves that strewed the road.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV
15  The officer, a very young lad with a broad rosy face and keen merry eyes, galloped up to Denisov and handed him a sodden envelope.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  He set his sodden overcoat near the radiator to dry.
2  The football pitch was absolutely sodden.