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 Meanings and Examples of SUGGESTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
suggestion
 n.  an idea, possible plan, or action that is mentioned for other people to consider
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  His former dread started up full-armed at the suggestion.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
2  So she pretended she had not heard Uncle Peter's suggestion.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  This suggestion met with the complete approval of Prissy, who was now reduced to teeth- chattering idiocy at every unexpected sound.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  After she had unsuccessfully canvassed the town and refused the importuning of many eager Carpetbaggers, she finally decided to take Tommy's suggestion and ask Hugh Elsing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
5  She had made no reply to his suggestion that they should spend the afternoon together, but as her plan unfolded itself he felt fairly confident of being included in it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
6  He leaned unpleasantly close in order to convey this suggestion, and she fancied she caught a significant aroma which explained the dark flush on his face and the glistening dampness of his forehead.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
7  And as Lily stared at the breathless suddenness of the suggestion, she continued with her easy laugh: "You don't know them and they don't know you; but that don't make a rap of difference."
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
8  Yet at Carry Fisher's suggestion a new hope had stirred in her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
9  She had rejected Rosedale's suggestion with a promptness of scorn almost surprising to herself: she had not lost her capacity for high flashes of indignation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
10  I have no claim to know them," Selden answered, ignoring her tone; "no claim to offer any comment or suggestion beyond the one I have already made.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
11  Her frock was an ingenue slip of lawn, with a wide gold sash and a low square neck, which gave a suggestion of throat and molded shoulders.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  Her jungle romance had faded, but she retained a religious fervor, a surge of half-formed thought about the creation of beauty by suggestion.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  Carol didn't pay any attention to my suggestion.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  He never was, but round him was a suggestion of masked faces at the window, revolvers, cords binding him to a chair, his struggle to crawl to the key before he fainted.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
15  Fuchs glanced about to see if there was general approval of her suggestion, then began, 'Jesus, Lover of my Soul,' and all the men and women took it up after him.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVI
Example Sentence: (201 in 14 pages)
16  I will take the suggestion under advisement, and refer it to the board.
17  His suggestion is in a sense workable.
18  She firmly rejected the suggestion that she had lied to Parliament.
19  The suggestion inevitably provoked outrage from student leaders.
20  He agreed with my suggestion that we should change the date.
21  His suggestion regarding business would hint that he isn't a supporter of small business.
22  There's been some suggestion the cyclone could disrupt oil tanker traffic in the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow waterway between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran.
23  I detected a suggestion of malice in his remarks.
24  I pass over the sort of slur conveyed in this suggestion on the character of my beloved; indeed, when you are far away, Janet, I'll try to forget it: I shall notice only its wisdom; which is such that I have made it my law of action.
25  They greeted his suggestion with shouts of derision.
26  The teaching states that the drum mallet should not be referred to as a 'beater' because of the suggestion of aggression contained in the word.
27  He had to repulse the suggestion because it gave him no room to live.
28  All I can offer, and I hope it doesn't sound hollow or trite, is the suggestion that you take some real time now to count and give thanks for what you've got.
29  Saving your presence, I don't think the suggestion is very sensible.
30  They decide to rebel at the unwelcome suggestion.