Usage examples for intimation

  1. To most people Mr. Talbot's death was the first intimation of his ever having lived, and one rather resents for the old man the one day's publicity which death enforced upon him. – The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] by Richard Le Gallienne
  2. In the worst event, it hid any pain she might have felt with a dignity from which no intimation of his moved her. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  3. Had he had any intimation of the true reason, he would have spoiled the poem. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  4. You have given me no intimation of your intentions, I stammered. – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  5. Meanwhile Elleney had gone staggering along the passage with her heavy tray, and now bumped it against the parlour door as an intimation that she would like some one to open it. – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  6. In Mary's eyes he may have caught the intimation that to her now only the ideal was real; or the idea may have visited him that in the infinite of her faith he disappeared and ceased to be. – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  7. One morning, receiving from one of the bank messengers the usual intimation that a lady wished to speak to him on the telephone, he went to the box and took up the receiver. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  8. Dirrul's first intimation of the scope of the ceremony came when they stopped at a school to be cheered by the pupils. – The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  9. This gives intimation and illustration of the will which possessed the body of this " man of thought, trained amid arts and letters." – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  10. I was becoming accustomed to surprises from the Doctor, so that I was not greatly astonished, although I had received no intimation of the young lady's identity. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  11. That is it- an intimation of forces we had not senses to register- also colours and sounds! – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  12. This offer preceded the arrival of any intimation from Pitt of his desire to resign if his advice were rejected. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  13. Moreover, to receive Kitty in bed would be an intimation that the call must not be a long one, and she had arranged its duration with Miss Dot Mayville. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  14. 14, 241. Was that the first intimation you had got of his intention to keep part of the money? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. Penny had written to him and to her mother more than once, but got no answer; the intimation of her father's death was the first communication she had received since leaving home. – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett
  16. But he cheered up at the next intimation – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  17. Lydia received the intimation respectfully, merely recommending her sister to keep out of the sun; and was hurrying into the house to fetch her hat when Susan detained her. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Upon receiving this intimation the silent crowd divided itself in a very orderly manner, leaving a space for him to walk through them. – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  19. It is the very life and soul of Christianity, when there needs no more but the intimation of his will to carry the whole man. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. Jasper Cole came hurriedly to London at the first intimation of the outrage, but was reassured by the girl's appearance. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace