endowed

[ɛndˈa͡ʊd], [ɛndˈa‍ʊd], [ɛ_n_d_ˈaʊ_d]

Quotes for endowed:

  1. Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. – Alfred Edward Housman
  2. Man is pre -eminently endowed with the power of voluntarily and consciously determining his own point of view. – Ernst Mach
  3. I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit. – Miriam Makeba
  4. We have been endowed with the capacity and the power to create desirable pictures within and to find them automatically in the outer world of our environment. – John McDonald
  5. God is creating at every moment of the world's existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world. – Arthur Peacocke

Usage examples for endowed:

  1. Had he been endowed with a hundred lives it seemed impossible for him to escape death. ” – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. It was held that a composer so well endowed would prove to be the one, par excellence, destined to free the French operatic stage from the bondage of " routine," and be the standard- bearer of French progressive art. ” – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  3. The bride was said to be well endowed but she was extremely plain. ” – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  4. “ A blind man was said to have been restored to sight by a young person whom the learned doctors of the Jewish law considered a sinner, and, as such, very unlikely to have been endowed with a divine gift of healing. ” – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  5. Agreement can make its own fortune, and need not wait to be endowed – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  6. It seems mysterious, at first sight, that the child, whose duty and whose destiny it is to have dominion over nature, should be endowed least of all creatures with any absolute knowledge of it. ” – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  7. “ 167. Hunt's collection of poems, published during 1818, under the title of Foliage was dedicated to Shelley: Had I known a person more highly endowed than yourself with all the qualities that it becomes a man to possess, I had selected for this work the ornament of his name. ” – Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats by Barnette Miller
  8. Indeed, the banker thought kindly of six- thirty as an hour at which in earlier days he had been endowed with a better appetite than he ever possessed now at eight o'clock or later. ” – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. “ Balthasar was endowed with fine natural sense. ” – Balthasar And Other Works - 1909 by Anatole France
  10. Whether or not any individual is endowed with the necessary honesty for success in any particular vocation is, therefore, a problem which can be settled only by careful analysis of all its requirements. ” – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb

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