Usage examples for significant

  1. He looked Frederick straight in the face in a peculiar way with a significant expression in his large round eyes. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  2. As he handed Christie a book, he asked with a significant smile: " Have you found him yet?" – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  3. This work is to me extremely significant. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  4. Seeing the opportunity so good, I replied in a firm and significant tone, How? – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  5. And it is significant that in our ordinary consciousness it never occurs to us to attribute either the perspective or the time to the reality perceived. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  6. The suggestion's a bit significant, and I have a notion your nerve's too good. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  7. Even proud Mrs. Arnold asked her forgiveness with many bitter tears, but beyond a few little significant gifts they found it impossible to make the one toward whom their hearts were now so tender take more than the regular compensation that went toward the support of the institution to which she belonged. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  8. How simple, how significant! – Modern Painting by George Moore
  9. That caused the scouts to exchange significant looks. – The Boy Scouts with the Motion Picture Players by Robert Shaler
  10. The significant fact about the values with which dynamics, theory of prosperity, etc. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  11. Mrs. Moore came in at the door, a significant smile playing between her eyes and lips. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  12. A significant silence filled the cabin. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  13. She held up significant fingers. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  14. Beilski and the Count exchanged significant glances. – The Intriguers by William Le Queux