Odor in a sentence

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

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Definition of Odor

  • Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.
  • any property detected by the olfactory system
  • the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

How to use odor in a sentence. Odor pronunciation.

Not only has the desire for smoking been effectually squelched_, but a perfect hatred of smoking has been developed on account of the offensiveness of the odor of tobacco.
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The body had not been embalmed in such a manner as to preserve it long from decay; and this soon reached such a point, that, when she arrived at an inn, the horrible odor from the box aroused suspicion, and the unhappy wife's room was entered that evening, and she was found clasping in her arms the already sadly disfigured corpse of her husband.
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She had also an extreme repugnance to odors, and in her own rooms allowed only vinegar or sugar to be burnt.
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A mixed odor of the cellar, of the sepulchre, and of an old coach, struck Camors when he penetrated into the principal room, where his dinner was to be served.
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And when he had once more ensconced himself in the maternal domicile, and inhaled the odor of damp paper and mouldy trees that constituted its atmosphere, he found great consolation in the reflection that there existed not very far away from him a young woman who possessed a charming face, a delicious voice, and a pretty name.
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You have had too much excitement, and the odors here are insupportable.
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In this severe and almost religious interior, however rich, reigned a vague odor of flowers; and there were also to be seen boxes of lace, drawers of perfumed linen, and that dainty atmosphere which ever accompanies refined women.
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These low places in the valleys were full of miasmatic odors, yellow fever, agues, and all the ills that usually pertain to the West Indian climate.
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In the meantime not a single shovelful of dirt had been thrown on the trench and an odor arose from it which was not exactly like the perfume of "Araby the blest.
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As the girls neared it the odor of fresh paint was borne to their nostrils on the breeze that drifted in from the lake.
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These are sight, which perceives visible forms; hearing, which perceives audible sounds; smell, which perceives odors; taste, which perceives foods; and feeling, which is in all parts of the body, and perceives tangible things.
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So, for those who are firm in the Covenant, it is a thing reprobated by the reason and by tradition, the renouncement of which giveth gradual repose and tranquility, permitteth one to have stainless hands and a clean mouth, and hair which is not pervaded by a bad odor.
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And turn your faces to the Great Countenance for before long the foul odors of the wicked persons will pass over these regions.
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Here stood the nations of Africa, with their ebony skins, their woolly hair, their body girt with white and blue tissues of bark, adorned with bracelets and necklaces of coral, shells, and glass; there the tribes of the north, enveloped in their leathern bags; the Laplander, with his pointed bonnet and his snow-shoes; the Samoyede, with his feverish body and strong odor; the Tongouse, with his horned cap, and carrying his idols pendant from his neck; the Yakoute, with his freckled face; the Kalmuc, with his flat nose and little retorted eyes.
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Cleanliness, as well in dress as in residence, obviates the pernicious effects of the humidity, baneful odors, and contagious exhalations, proceeding from all things abandoned to putrefaction.
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Albert sniffed suspiciously, but no odor of alcohol rewarded the sniff.
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On this day he had so outwitted his village physician as to be given the freedom for which he ravened; liberty to take the air in his garden, as understood by the doctor, but by him liberty to stand guard down at the edge of that dark pool which would not freeze over,-liberty to take an air sweet with the odors of the parting year, but crowded also with distended eyes and strangling groans.
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Besides, the floor is damp and the place has a musty odor.
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Bob's aunt, Maria and the two girls were as busy as bees in the kitchen preparing coffee and lemonade, and Bob's nose detected the odor of fried chicken.
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Delicious odors began to come from the kitchen, where Ellen was flying around with a red and beaming face, and even Arthur was shut up in his room carrying out mysterious directions his mother had given him.
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Examples of Odor

Example #1
I am filled with wonder, for I expected a terrible fight with an appetite, strengthened by an indulgence of about thirty-five years, but the enemy has not shown his head.
Example #2
This further time has more fully developed the thoroughness of the case spoken of and the completeness of the victory over an evil habit.
Example #3
For several days her secret remained unknown, and was discovered only a few days before she reached Paris.
Example #4
In the morning she replaced her husband in the box, and, resuming her gloomy silence, continued her route.
Example #5
In fact, she could not endure the heat, and Napoleon's apartments were constantly warmed.
Example #6
The Emperor sometimes said to her, "Louise, sleep in my room."-"It is too warm there," replied the Empress.