Frown in a sentence

The word "frown" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of frown and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Frown

  • To contract the brow in displeasure, severity, or sternness; to scowl; to put on a stern, grim, or surly look.
  • To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with disfavor or threateningly; to lower; as, polite society frowns upon rudeness.
  • To repress or repel by expressing displeasure or disapproval; to rebuke with a look; as, frown the impudent fellow into silence.
  • A wrinkling of the face in displeasure, rebuke, etc.; a sour, severe, or stern look; a scowl.
  • Any expression of displeasure; as, the frowns of Providence; the frowns of Fortune.
  • a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
  • look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

How to use frown in a sentence. Frown pronunciation.

In degree it has ever been so; but now it is like a constant frown upon his forehead.
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Kaid's savage frown cleared away, and his rage calmed down; but an inflexible look came into his face, a look which petrified the ruined Achmet as he salaamed before him.
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A slight shade of paleness passed over the lovely face of the young woman and a slight frown contracted her forehead.
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If Rose spent an hour playing the fool in another study, Philip would receive him when he returned to his own with a sullen frown.
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Suddenly she turned to Philip with an anxious look, which she tried to hide by a sullen frown.
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They were white, most of them, ugly in the early morning, and they had an abstracted look; the younger ones walked lightly, as though the cement of the platform were pleasant to tread, but the others went as though impelled by a machine: their faces were set in an anxious frown.
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At supper she sat with a haughty expression on her face and a little frown between her eyes.
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The serenity of her expression was altered by a slight line between the eyebrows: it was the beginning of a frown.
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She always met the request with the same frown of well-simulated annoyance, which presently dissolved in a kind of half-humorous, half-surly shrug, as of a large dog tormented by children who shakes his ears.
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Katharine perceived from his little frown and hesitation that he did not find that particular problem to his taste at present.
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Mary sat down among the flat cushions, lit another cigarette, and listened with a frown upon her face.
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A large elderly lady, bent over an unsatisfactory spirit-lamp, looked up with a little frown, and observed: "I beg your pardon.
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She looked at him anxiously, and her little frown showed that she was trying painfully to understand him, and was puzzled.
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It was impossible to suppose that she was either indignant or surprised; she seemed, on the contrary, sitting up in bed, with her arms clasped round her knees and a little frown on her brow, to be thinking closely upon a matter of indifference to her.
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A gloomy frown settled upon her face, as the impassive Hugh Johnstone approached her carriage, sun helmet in hand.
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Ram Lal saw the frowns of men who had blown better men than himself from the guns in the old days, and he had a vivid memory of those same hideous scenes.
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The much darker eyebrows ran together in a puzzled frown, and suddenly he jumped up.
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His ebony eyebrows, more sinister than ever amongst all that lot of white linen, came together in a frown as he made a mighty effort to say: "Yes, I have seen.
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Ralph and his father were in the back parlor, the former standing with one arm resting on the mantel while he talked with his father, who was half buried in a great easy chair-that easy chair in his own elegant parlor, and his handsome son standing before him in that graceful attitude, were Mr. Ried's synonyms for perfect satisfaction; and his face took on a little frown of disappointment, as the door opened somewhat noisily, and Mrs. Ried came in wearing a look expressive of thoroughly-defined vexation.
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Ralph paused in the midst of his sentence, and wheeled forward a second easy chair for his mother, then returned to his former position and waited patiently for the gathered frown to break into words, which event instantly occurred.
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Examples of Frown

Example #1
I see him at his window looking out towards the Cloistered House; and if our neighbour comes forth, perhaps upon his hunter, or now in his cart, or again with his dogs, he draws his hat down upon his eyes and whispers to himself.
Example #2
One thing I do observe, his heart is hard set against Lord Eglington.
Example #3
As the slave sped upon the errand, David laid a hand on Kaid's arm, and whispered to him earnestly.
Example #4
So she ended, in a voice numbed and tuneless.
Example #5
His common features assumed an air of sombre dignity and imposing grandeur.
Example #6
Under the empire of the passion which controlled him, the voice of the General became louder.