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uninhabited
 a.  having no residents; unsettled; unoccupied
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The first story contained, as we have said, numerous chambers and several attics, only one of which was occupied by the old woman who took charge of Jean Valjean's housekeeping; all the rest was uninhabited.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN...
2  One morning, this spy saw Jean Valjean, with an air which struck the old gossip as peculiar, entering one of the uninhabited compartments of the hovel.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE REMARKS OF THE PRINCIPAL TENANT
3  In that case, by plunging into the little street before him, he might escape, if he could reach the timber-yards, the marshes, the market-gardens, the uninhabited ground which was not built upon.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—IT IS LUCKY THAT THE PONT D'AUSTERLITZ BEARS C...
4  In the imminent peril in which Jean Valjean found himself, this sombre building had about it a solitary and uninhabited look which tempted him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—THE GROPINGS OF FLIGHT
5  It was a supernatural chant in an uninhabited house.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE BEGINNING OF AN ENIGMA
6  As he passed one of these attics, Marius thought he perceived in the uninhabited cell the motionless heads of four men, vaguely lighted up by a remnant of daylight, falling through a dormer window.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XV—JONDRETTE MAKES HIS PURCHASES
7  The whole thickness of a house and a multitude of uninhabited rooms separated this den from the boulevard, and the only window that existed opened on waste lands enclosed with walls and palisades.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
8  After that, the house remained uninhabited, and fell slowly to ruin, as does every dwelling to which the presence of man does not communicate life.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE HOUSE WITH A SECRET
9  It is a mistake to suppose that a person can stroll alone in that fashion in the uninhabited regions of Paris without meeting with some adventure.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A WOUND WITHOUT, HEALING WITHIN
10  As she came out of the wood on the north side, the keeper's cottage, a rather dark, brown stone cottage, with gables and a handsome chimney, looked uninhabited, it was so silent and alone.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
11  The house was dark, dismantled: and the all appearance, uninhabited.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  Amid the soft juicy vegetation of the hollow in which they sat, the motionless and the uninhabited solitude, intruded the chink of guineas, the rattle of dice, the exclamations of the reckless players.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
13  Ferndean then remained uninhabited and unfurnished, with the exception of some two or three rooms fitted up for the accommodation of the squire when he went there in the season to shoot.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
14  I advanced forward, and cast anchor on the lee-side of the island, which seemed to be uninhabited.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
15  The house loomed obscure and uninhabited; only an oblong gleam above the door spoke of provisional occupancy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
Example Sentence:
1  It seemed glorious sport to be feasting in that wild, free way in the virgin forest of an unexplored and uninhabited island, far from the haunts of men, and they said they never would return to civilization.
2  Ferndean then remained uninhabited and unfurnished, with the exception of some two or three rooms fitted up for the accommodation.
3  Much of the country is uninhabitable because it is desert.