WIDESPREAD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WIDESPREAD
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widespread
 a.  spread or scattered over a considerable extent; occurring or accepted widely
Classic Sentence:
1  Worn and exhausted, he leaned upon his rifle and shook his gaunt hand fiercely at the silent widespread city beneath him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  We left her standing upon the thin peninsula of firm, peaty soil which tapered out into the widespread bog.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
3  The avenue ran through a noble park, between lines of ancient elms, and ended in a low, widespread house, pillared in front after the fashion of Palladio.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
4  Mr. Eduardo Lucas was so well known and popular that his violent and mysterious fate will arouse painful interest and intense sympathy in a widespread circle of friends.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
5  Lightning may blast and blacken, but it rarely gives rise to widespread fire.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IX
6  Among white Southerners this feeling is widespread and positive.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
7  This widespread custom of two centuries has not been eradicated in thirty years.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
8  Behind this honest and widespread opinion dishonesty and cheating of the ignorant laborers have a good chance to take refuge.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
9  There was a widespread hilarity, and a free use of guns, pistols, and gunpowder generally.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
10  The papers, North and South, had taken up the discussion of my coming speech, and as the time for it drew near this discussion became more and more widespread.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
11  This admiration for Fauchelevent became widespread, for it made its way to Rome.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—A SUCCESSFUL INTERROGATORY
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  There is widespread discrimination against doctors of Asian origin.
2  One of the most striking and salutary thing in Ameican life is the widespread study of law.
3  The investigation uncovered widespread corruption within the police force.
4  The central issue is that of widespread racism.
5  This courageous and subversive movie has attracted widespread critical support.
6  The newspaper claimed there were widespread irregularities in the election.
7  The institution of slavery was once widespread.
8  The allegations received widespread media coverage.
9  There was widespread industrial unrest in the north.
10  It is often difficult to discern how widespread public support is.
11  A researcher who claims widespread fraud involving military decorations says he warned Adm.
12  Another crop failure could result in widespread famine.
13  Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is still far too widespread.
14  There is widespread support for the new proposals.
15  Computer hacking has become very widespread over the last decade.