VULGARITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VULGARITY
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vulgarity
 n.  quality or state of being vulgar; mean condition of life; state of lower classes of society
Classic Sentence: (96 in 7 pages)
1  Scarlett saw in a glance that the dress was bright in color to the point of vulgarity but nevertheless her eyes went over the outfit hungrily.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentation, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
3  On the crest of this wave of vulgarity, Scarlett rode triumphantly, newly a bride, dashingly pretty in her fine clothes, with Rhett's money solidly behind her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  She suddenly understood that they could be depended upon to laugh with her at Mrs. Bogart, and she now saw Juanita Haydock's gossip not as vulgarity but as gaiety and remarkable analysis.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
5  They affect us just as vulgarity affects us.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
6  Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
7  All crime is vulgar, just as all vulgarity is crime.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
8  Nothing was repulsive to her but vulgarity, and no one could have accused Bazarov of vulgarity.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
9  The coat in itself was a very good one, it kept me warm; but it was wadded and it had a raccoon collar which was the height of vulgarity.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
10  Then he recalled the coarseness and bluntness of her thoughts and the vulgarity of the expressions that were natural to her, though she had been brought up in the most aristocratic circles.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI
11  To find there, what he had forgotten during his absence of years, a pettiness and a vulgarity of manner extremely distasteful.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
12  Isolation on a heath renders vulgarity well-nigh impossible.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
13  The father was a quiet, simple soul, calmly ignorant, with no touch of vulgarity.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IV
14  The words had been on his tongue all the evening, but now that he had spoken them they struck him as inexpressibly vulgar and out of place.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
15  She had always thought that only common vulgar men visited such women.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  Although I deplore the vulgarity of your language, I defend your right to express yourself freely.
2  Your childish name calling reminds us all that vulgarity is a weak man's imitation of strength.
3  As if I would talk on such a subject! Our family always HATED cats: nasty, low, vulgar things! Don't let me hear the name again!
4  What do you do when an obstreperous horde of drunken policemen goes carousing through your hotel, crashing into potted plants and singing vulgar songs?.
5  Who can tell if that mind, when the touchstone is applied to it, will not be found of a mean and vulgar character?
6  Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.
7  I've no idea how much the clothes cost because there was nothing so vulgar as a price tag in evidence.
8  The film is tasteless, vulgar and even badly shot.