Ostent in a sentence

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

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Definition of Ostent

  • Appearance; air; mien.
  • Manifestation; token; portent.

How to use ostent in a sentence. Ostent pronunciation.

Where England, stretched towards the setting sun, Narrow and long, o'erlooks the western wave, Dwelt young Misagathus; a scorner he Of God and goodness, atheist in ostent, Vicious in act, in temper savage-fierce.
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Close them not, then, with tears: for that ostent Gives a wet signal of your discontent.
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Of God and goodness, atheist in ostent, Vicious in act, in temper savage-fierce.
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Hid in the dim ostents of tragedy.
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They resented this ostent of entry; the men more sullenly than the women, some of whom in their hearts could not help admiring its high-and-mighty insolence.
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He forbids it, Being free from vainness and self-glorious pride; Giving full trophy, signal, and ostent, Quite from himself to God.
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Examples of Ostent

Example #1
An ancient, not a legendary tale, By one of sound intelligence rehearsed, (If such, who plead for Providence may seem In modern eyes) shall make the doctrine clear.
Example #2
He sees that human equity is slack To interfere, though in so just a cause, And makes the task His own; inspiring dumb And helpless victims with a sense so keen Of injury, with such knowledge of their strength, And such sagacity to take revenge, That oft the beast has seemed to judge the man.
Example #3
If you will share my fortunes, comfort then; An hundred smiles for one sigh: what!
Example #4
So with like hearts we'll lock preferment's eyes.
Example #5
I make no way in my Prussian History; I bore and dig toilsomely through the unutterablest mass of dead rubbish, which is not even English, which is German and inhuman; and hardly from ten tons of learned inanity is there to be riddled one old rusty nail.
Example #6
Among other things, Defects may take the form of incomplete, inaccurate or corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual property infringement, a defective or damaged disk or other eBook medium, a computer virus, or computer codes that damage or cannot be read by your equipment.