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Quotes of dislocation

  1. My overall message for labor members is... that we understand that the benefits of trade are clear, but the disruption and the dislocation are painfully concentrated and we can't ignore them. – Alexis Herman
  2. Therefore it is essential that some means should be sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation – James Larkin
  3. Well, the great thing for me about poetry is that in good poems the dislocation of words, that is to say, the distance between what they say they're saying and what they are actually saying is at its greatest. – Harry Mathews
  4. I don't like the dislocation of being away for months at a time. It's not conducive to having a life. – Bob Mould

Usage examples for dislocation

  1. The leper came jumping from rock to rock, a horrible thing of rags and sores, with a loose lower jaw, which his disease had fretted to dislocation – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. There was no dislocation the doctors told her, but a very bad wrench. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  3. The Dutch colonists were often terribly brutal to the natives; nevertheless there is little doubt that a tactful and sympathetic policy could easily have secured for them a more humane treatment, and the abolition of slavery without economic dislocation – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  4. He accepted what came to him, either from his ancestors or from other peoples, without scrutiny, except so far as to see that new matter could be worked into old forms without a dislocation in practice. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  5. Creeping up as close as I dared in the deep shadow of the building, I strained my ears almost to dislocation to catch a few words of the conversation. – 'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany by Gerald Featherstone Knight
  6. There was a momentary break, a sense of abruptness and dislocation – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  7. By this I received no other injury than the dislocation of one of my wrists. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  8. It was plain that the bed on which the vessel rested had dropped so as to bring her upright, and I was convinced by this circumstance alone, that if I used good judgment in disposing of the powder the weight of the mass would complete its own dislocation – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  9. Indeed, a large and by no means contemptible portion of the world have derived a high degree of enjoyment from the simple confusion and dislocation of terms. – A Cursory History of Swearing by Julian Sharman
  10. On the theory of modification by external stimuli we must naturally attribute the dislocation of the eye of the lower side to the muscular effort of the fish to direct this eye to the dorsal edge, but something may also be due to the pressure of the flat ground on the eye- ball. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  11. The financial condition of the empire was also considered; and it here first became evident that the dislocation of economic conditions, which had begun with the century, would render an enormously increased taxation necessary to maintain the Imperial authority, amounting to five times as much as had previously been required. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  12. Financial embarrassment was already closing on him when it broke out, and he could not stand the shock and the general dislocation of the first weeks, as sounder men could. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  13. The secondary strata at some distance from the granite are but slightly disturbed, but in proportion to their proximity the amount of dislocation becomes greater. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  14. " Dandy," his lithe- limbed sorrel, pricked up his dainty, pointed ears and whinnied eagerly as he heard his step on the piazza, giving himself a shake that threatened the dislocation of his burden of blankets, canteen, and saddle- bags. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  15. Aside from mere Schrecklichkeit- a desire to carry the terrors of war to English soil- these raids had the legitimate military objects of helping distant cruisers by holding British ships in home waters, of delaying troop movements to France, and of creating a popular clamor that might force a dislocation or division of the Grand Fleet. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  16. Young horses that suffer, off and on from dislocation often lose their liability with increasing strength and age. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  17. The United States has sought to use its pre- eminent position of power to help other nations recover from the damage and dislocation of the war. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. An everlasting dislocation of combinations. – A Diary Without Dates by Enid Bagnold
  19. He found that she had a dislocation of the shoulder, and during the manipulations, in order to make his diagnosis, he almost inevitably inflicted considerable pain. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  20. Where the death of the foetus has been induced with criminal intent, it may be due to punctured wounds of the fontanelles, orbits, heart, or spinal marrow; dislocation of the neck; separation of the head from the body; fracture of the bones of the head and face; strangulation; suffocation; drowning in the closet pan or privy, or from being thrown into water. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson

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