Institution in a sentence

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Definition of Institution

  • The act or process of instituting; as: Establishment; foundation; enactment; as, the institution of a school.
  • Instruction; education.
  • The act or ceremony of investing a clergyman with the spiritual part of a benefice, by which the care of souls is committed to his charge.
  • That which instituted or established
  • Established order, method, or custom; enactment; ordinance; permanent form of law or polity.
  • An established or organized society or corporation; an establishment, especially of a public character, or affecting a community; a foundation; as, a literary institution; a charitable institution; also, a building or the buildings occupied or used by such organization; as, the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Anything forming a characteristic and persistent feature in social or national life or habits.
  • the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
  • an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
  • a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
  • a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society
  • an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

How to use institution in a sentence. Institution pronunciation.

Think what it must mean to view the world, the institutions of society, moral ideas, and human character with an absolutely unprejudiced mind!
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Many Russians do not believe in God, or Law, or Civil Government, or Marriage, or any of the fundamental Institutions of Society; but their daily life is as regular and conventional as a New Englander's.
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I had no books for the new term, though these were a necessity if I went on with my class, and there was no work about the Institution, nor that I know of in the neighborhood at that season.
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The following incident is given by "_The Presbyterian_," on the authority of a private letter from Paris: "At a Bible reunion, held at the house of an English Congregationalist minister, where several colporteurs, teachers and others meet for devotional reading and conversation, a brief anecdote was related by a clergyman living in La Force, who established there an institution for epileptics, where he has now three hundred, supported entirely on the principle of faith, like Muller's orphanage.
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At last, finding it too late to make connection with the other railroad, he took the down train back to the institution.
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The Institution began twelve years ago, in small quarters.
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Still further to silence the skeptic, let it be said that after the robbery became known, the sympathy for the institution became so much greater, that the contributions voluntarily sent in consequence thereof replaced the three thousand dollars within thirty days, and produced far more in excess, to go towards other needs.
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Threats were made by many of the villagers that they would burn up the house for this institution, saying all manner of unreasonable things.
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A most remarkable case of recovery from insanity is given by President William M. Brooks, of Tabor College, Iowa. "A young lady of my acquaintance, of a finished education, lost her reason in the Winter of 1871-2, and in August, 1872, was placed in the institution for the insane, at Mt. Pleasant, Ia.
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Some weeks since I requested prayer for a member of this Institution who was 'almost persuaded' to be a Christian.
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I saw it at first as a man does who is living at his ease; at last, as a poor devil who is thankful for the institution of free lunches.
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The excessive centralization of which I complain has had its hour of utility, nay, even of necessity, I will admit; but, Monsieur, in what human institution do you pretend to implant the absolute, the eternal?
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The great provincial institutions and local liberties exercised the intellect on all sides, tempered the character, and developed men.
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Our municipal institutions are a mere farce, our provincial assemblies only a name, our local liberties naught!
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I believe that both must perish in the throes of some convulsive catastrophe if all the life of the nation shall continue to be concentrated in the brain, and the great reform for which I call is not made: if a vast system of local franchise, if provincial institutions, largely independent and conformable to the modern spirit, are not soon established to yield fresh blood for our exhausted veins, and to fertilize our impoverished soil.
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That institution perceived too late that the issues of pink shells had been too unrestricted.
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The species, his lordship continued, had been long extinct; but the Vraibleusians, duly reverencing the institutions of their ancestors, had never presumed to abrogate the authority of the Camelopard Court, or invest any other with equal privileges.
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He was locked up for a few days by the authorities at Wantagh, then subjected to a rigid examination by a medical board, and being pronounced insane, was sent away to one of the state institutions for the demented. The Meadow-Brook Girls and Miss Elting said good-bye to the Tramp Club that evening and spent the night at the village hotel.
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In the year 1727, while a student at Jena, he became acquainted with the Moravians through a visit of two of their number, which won them many friends at that institution.
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The "lot" had so great an influence on the progress of affairs in the Moravian Congregation at Savannah from this time on that it is necessary to understand how the institution was regarded.
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Examples of Institution

Example #1
We Americans are skinful of prejudices.
Example #2
It is worth while to pause an instant and meditate on the significance of such a remark.
Example #3
Others, however, attempt to live up to their theories, not so much for their personal enjoyment, as for the satisfaction that comes from intellectual consistency.
Example #4
Many hold the most extreme views, views that would shock a typical Anglo-Saxon out of his complacency; but they remain harmless and gentle theorists.
Example #5
My case seemed an exceedingly bad one; and I had no idea from where any help could come.
Example #6
I was six hundred miles from my friends, and they were unable to furnish me with funds.