Usage examples for congenital

  1. As congenital amateurs our quest for truth consists in stirring up the experts, and forcing them to answer any heresy that has the accent of conviction. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  2. Yet there are ways of curing even what I regard as the very worst type of congenital criminal at the present day. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  3. The exceptions, the congenital cowards, slink out of war on any pretext, but if drafted are likely to acquit themselves decently unless neurotic. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  4. Congenital cases are, of course, quite hopeless in that respect. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  5. It was also certain that if that master happened to be a German, he should take delight in describing his hero as the Freewiller of Necessity, thereby beyond measure exasperating Englishmen with a congenital incapacity for metaphysics. – The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by George Bernard Shaw
  6. The leopard cannot change his spots, and the human being cannot wholly rid himself of his congenital qualities. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  7. The account, though a sort of literary congenital cripple, has still a prescriptive right to live. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  8. I should rather doubt this, as I have been told that congenital cataract can be removed if the operation takes place early enough, viz. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  9. In the congenital form the deformity is frequently bilateral. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  10. It is almost as though a man should discover that blindness in a certain case was due to a congenital, i. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  11. It is yellow in jaundice, and is bluish, especially over the face, in congenital heart disease. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler