WEAN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of wean
Definition:
v. gradually deprive infants of mother's milk; detach affections of
Example:
He decided he would wean himself away from eating junk food and stick to fruits and vegetables.
Sentence in Classic:
The first of those sorrows which are sent to wean us from the earth had visited her, and its dimming influence quenched her dearest smiles.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He does not let business wean him from the little cares and duties that affect us all, and I try not to let domestic worries destroy my interest in his pursuits.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
For years I had gradually weaned him from that drug mania which had threatened once to check his remarkable career.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As soon as they were weaned, Napoleon took them away from their mothers, saying that he would make himself responsible for their education.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
She did not rebuke Jo with saintly speeches, only loved her better for her passionate affection, and clung more closely to the dear human love, from which our Father never means us to be weaned, but through which He draws us closer to Himself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
On the other hand, their six or eight years of book education had weaned them away from the occupation of their mothers.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
The delirium was not fixed, however; having weaned her eyes from contemplating the outer darkness, by degrees she centred her attention on him, and discovered who it was that held her.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context