Brain in a sentence

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Definition of Brain

  • The whitish mass of soft matter (the center of the nervous system, and the seat of consciousness and volition) which is inclosed in the cartilaginous or bony cranium of vertebrate animals. It is simply the anterior termination of the spinal cord, and is developed from three embryonic vesicles, whose cavities are connected with the central canal of the cord; the cavities of the vesicles become the central cavities, or ventricles, and the walls thicken unequally and become the three segments, the fore-, mid-, and hind-brain.
  • The anterior or cephalic ganglion in insects and other invertebrates.
  • The organ or seat of intellect; hence, the understanding; as, use your brains.
  • The affections; fancy; imagination.
  • a very intelligent person.
  • the controlling electronic mechanism for a robot, guided missile, computer, or other device exhibiting some degree of self-regulation.
  • To dash out the brains of; to kill by beating out the brains.
  • To destroy; to put an end to; to defeat.
  • that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
  • that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason
  • mental ability
  • the brain of certain animals used as meat
  • someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
  • kill by smashing someone's skull
  • hit on the head

How to use brain in a sentence. Brain pronunciation.

I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
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All at once the world seemed to be a vast vacuum in which his brain strove for air, and all his senses were numbed and overpowered.
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Troubled by a deep danger drawing near, Kaid had drawn him into his tough service, half-blindly catching at his help, with a strange, almost superstitious belief that luck and good would come from the alliance; seeing in him a protection against wholesale robbery and debt-were not the English masters of finance, and was not this Englishman honest, and with a brain of fire and an eye that pierced things?
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As his brain struggled to regain its understanding, he saw, as in a dream, David enter the court-yard and come towards Kaid.
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Almost half-dead, her mouth parched and brain on fire, while her thoughts whirled in confusion, she believed that Phoebicius had found her track, and was come to seize her.
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His words, 'You have neither heart nor brains,' seemed to indicate anything but a coarse mind.
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Louise was pale with anger and fear, and as many other emotions as her little heart and brain could well hold.
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Every single one of his later novels is a footnote to actual circumstance; with any other author, we should say, for example, that his accounts of the thoughts that pass in a murderer's mind immediately before he assassinates his victim were the fantastical emanation of a diseased brain, and could never have taken place; one cannot do that in Dostoevski's case, for one is certain that he is drawing on his Siberian reservoir of fact.
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Andreev is the first to show that the most common and awful form of disease among Russian soldiers is the disease of the brain.
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REMARKABLE PRESERVATION FROM BRAIN DIFFICULTIES.
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This continued over a week, when it was evident that there was still some pressure on the brain.
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The surgeons removed the skull, and found three pieces driven down into the brain.
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The primary symptoms had indicated inflammation of the stomach, which the attending physician had hopelessly combated, and finally, when by metastasis it attacked the brain, with other unfavorable symptoms, he was inclined to abandon the case in despair.
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Her brain was becoming a mere receptacle for dates and definitions, vocabularies and rules syntactic, for thrice-boiled essence of history, ragged scraps of science, quotations at fifth hand, and all the heterogeneous rubbish of a 'crammer's' shop.
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He hasn't the brains to take a good position.
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But he hadn't the brains: he disappointed me bitterly.
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Half a year ago, she would have held her head very high in such company; now the simple goodness of the old-fashioned girls made an appeal to her aching heart, and their homely talk soothed her exhausted brain.
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The man was grown hateful to her; he seemed to haunt her brain malignantly, and to paralyse her hand.
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Her dressmaking enterprise assimilated the features of both, and added novel devices that sprang from her own fruitful brain.
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I'm not allowed to study much yet; the doctor says I might do my brain a serious injury.
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Examples of Brain

Example #1
I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
Example #2
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
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Distempered and vague, his soul seemed spinning in an aching chaos.
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In his own ears it sounded strange and unusual.
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David had accepted the inevitable.
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One day, when this war was over, he would go alone, save for a faithful few, to deal with these tribes and peoples upon another plane than war; but here and now the only course was that which had been planned by Kaid and those who counselled him.