Sentence examples for lineament from high-quality English sources.

  • The heavy eyelashes drooped softly on the pure cheek; the head was turned a little to one side, as if in natural sleep, but there was diffused over every lineament of the face that high celestial expression, that mingling of rapture and repose, which showed it was no earthly or temporary sleep, but the long, sacred rest which “He giveth to his beloved.”

  • As every person called up made exactly the same appearance he had done in the world, it gave me melancholy reflections to observe how much the race of human kind was degenerated among us within these hundred years past; how the pox, under all its consequences and denominations had altered every lineament of an English countenance; shortened the size of bodies, unbraced the nerves, relaxed the sinews and muscles, introduced a sallow complexion, and rendered the flesh loose and rancid.

      lineament


      • noun cognition

        - a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something


      • noun body

        - the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin

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      • 1 sentence examples for lineament from The Economist
      • 1 sentence examples for lineament from GutenbergBooks - Jane Eyre: An Autobiography by Charlotte Brontë
      • 1 sentence examples for lineament from Encyclopedia Britannica
      • 2 sentence examples for lineament from GutenbergBooks - Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift
      • 1 sentence examples for lineament from GutenbergBooks - Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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      • • Relevant word or phrase for lineament is quality
      • • Relevant word or phrase for lineament is character
      • • Relevant word or phrase for lineament is feature