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Definition of Different

  • Distinct; separate; not the same; other.
  • Of various or contrary nature, form, or quality; partially or totally unlike; dissimilar; as, different kinds of food or drink; different states of health; different shapes; different degrees of excellence.
  • unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

How to use different in a sentence. Different pronunciation.

David was slowly apprehending these things as he talked-subconsciously, as it were; for he was seeing pictures of the things he himself had observed, through the lens of another mind, as primitive in some regards as his own, but influenced by different experiences.
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Presently she spoke in a different tone; a new light had come upon her mind.
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Each understood this in a different way.
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In the eyes of the Inglesi was a different thing.
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David had never before seen him, and his imagination had fashioned a different personality.
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The senator's son loved her-of that she was sure, for no one else had ever looked into her eyes with such deep delight, or such tender affection; and he was no inexperienced boy, but a right earnest man, whose busy and useful life now appeared to her in a quite different light to that in which she had seen it formerly.
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The only reason for this identification is that the anointing by the "sinner" is described as taking place in the house of a Pharisee named Simon (Luke vii, 36, 39-40 43-44); that the anointing by the unnamed woman, as described in Matthew xxvi, 6-13 and Mark xiv, 3-9, took place in the house of one "Simon the leper," in Bethany; and that Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is described in John xi, 2, and xii, 3-8, as anointing Jesus in a house (apparently that of Lazarus himself) in Bethany, when a conversation ensues altogether different from that recorded in Luke vii, but similar to that related in Matthew xxvi, and Mark xiv, save that the objection to the anointing of Jesus is made, not by "his disciples" (Matthew xxvi, 8), not by "some that had indignation" (Mark xiv, 4), but by "one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son" (John xii, 4).
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Then he tried another tone, and said very different things-the kind of thing one likes to hear, you know; but I pretended that I didn't care for it a bit.
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Filled with enthusiasm for Pushkin, he nevertheless took a different course, and became Russia's first great novelist.
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It is as though a strong, sensible man of forty should suddenly develop a genius in art; his attitude would be quite different from that of a growing boy, no matter how precocious he might be.
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But with a diary it is different; with a diary one may be sincere. . . .
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Writers so different as Tolstoi and Gorki have given plenty of good examples.
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The whole surface of the earth presented itself as a green-gold ocean, upon which were sprinkled millions of different flowers.
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The air was filled with the notes of a thousand different birds.
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In the sixth chapter of the latter book, Gogol has himself revealed the sad transformation that had taken place in his own mind, and that made his genius express itself in so different a manner:- "Once, long ago, in the years of my youth, in those beautiful years that rolled so swiftly, I was full of joy, charmed when I arrived for the first time in an unknown place; it might be a farm, a poor little district town, a large village, a small settlement: my eager, childish eyes always found there many interesting objects.
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Thus, although the temperament of Turgenev was entirely different from that of Gogol, he was born not far from the latter's beloved Ukraine.
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Turgenev's girls never seem to have any fun; how different they are from the twentieth century American novelist's heroine, for whom the world is a garden of delight, with exceedingly attractive young men as gardeners!
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Elena, the heroine of "On the Eve," resembles Lisa in the absolute integrity of her mind, and in her immovable sincerity; but in all other respects she is a quite different person.
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Turgenev finds his ideal in quite a different place, namely in the 'fathers,' in the more or less old generation.
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He possesses a certain quality which is different in kind from those of any other writer, a power of seeming to get nearer to the unknown, to what lies beyond the flesh, which is perhaps the secret of his amazing strength; and, besides this, he has certain great qualities which other writers, and notably other Russian writers, possess also; but he has them in so far higher a degree that when seen with other writers he annihilates them.
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Examples of Different

Example #1
Whatever his misfortunes in Mexico had been, his forty years sat lightly on him, and his expansive temperament, his childlike sentimentality, gave him an appearance of beaming, sophisticated youth.
Example #2
Lacey had talked so much, not because he was garrulous only, but because the inquiry in David's eyes was an encouragement to talk.
Example #3
I will not shrink I shrank yesterday because I was afraid of the world; to-day I will face it, I will-" She stopped suddenly, and another look flashed into her face.
Example #4
I will not have it so.
Example #5
Hylda looked towards the letter lying on the table.
Example #6
They had touched the chord of a secret and mutual experience which had gone so far that their lives would be influenced by it for ever after.