Entertained in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Entertained

simple past tense and past participle of entertain

Short Example Sentence for Entertained

  • 1. He entertained no false illusions. 🔊
  • 2. His old-fashioned ideas entertained him. 🔊
  • 3. And I had entertained a marked dislike to the place! 🔊
  • 4. He entertained the Pennsylvania group a year ago. 🔊
  • 5. Frank was highly entertained at the poor boy's perplexity. 🔊
  • 6. How you can have entertained so preposterous an idea I cannot imagine. 🔊
  • 7. I confess that I have entertained thoughts of attempting such a life. 🔊
  • 8. That they had never before entertained such a mixed party I can well believe. 🔊
  • 9. There was half a second when I entertained a wild notion of getting fractious. 🔊
  • 10. No doubt I entertained ideas of vindictive pursuit and murderous reprisals. 🔊

How to use Entertained in Sentence?

  • 1. The popular meeting from which apprehensions have been entertained has assembled. 🔊
  • 2. As long as people are entertained by gossip there will be people to gossip for their benefit. 🔊
  • 3. The doors were then fastened and a number of servants came in and entertained their mistresses. 🔊
  • 4. Luther is charged with having entertained a purely secular view of the essence of marriage. 🔊
  • 5. They entertained little, and always with a definite object which they were not afraid to disclose. 🔊
  • 6. He had, he said, for some time entertained the idea of placing the town out of bounds. 🔊
  • 7. There dwelt they throughout the winter & were well entertained in all fairness & hospitality. 🔊
  • 8. I entertained a strong desire to meet her, to grasp her small hand, to thank her. 🔊
  • 9. What hopes may be entertained of your army for the restoration of your liberties I know not. 🔊
  • 10. Dolby always came home with us after the lecture, and entertained Stoddard till midnight. 🔊
  • 11. For the great, patient, clumsy, happy-go-lucky man she entertained an intense pity. 🔊
  • 12. She entertained no suspicion that I was following her, although I dogged her movements everywhere. 🔊
  • 13. After tea, Pinkey set to work and washed up the dishes, while Mrs Partridge entertained the guest. 🔊
  • 14. There he entertained the principal folk of the town and of the kingdom, and a multitude of clergy and laymen. 🔊
  • 15. It shames me to think of the way they have entertained me, and of my utter inability to return their hospitality. 🔊
  • 16. Perhaps in no direction has the human mind ever shown greater weakness than in the opinions entertained of witchcraft. 🔊
  • 17. If Newton himself had lived in that age, it is probable that he would have entertained the same opinion. 🔊
  • 18. Then the natural disposition is fostered by the respect which they find entertained in the world for English ability. 🔊
  • 19. He was in a situation to discern what sort of Whig principles they entertained with whom it was his wish to form an eternal connection. 🔊
  • 20. I believe she and my mother entertained some indefinite notion of my becoming, in due time, the junior partner of the firm. 🔊
  • 21. I had never entertained such a notion, or any notion of the kind about anybody; and about her it was indeed new, and to me almost an awe. 🔊
  • 22. More than once in the days long past I had entertained a shrewd suspicion that she herself was the actual murderer of that young unknown man. 🔊
  • 23. Had his piece, as a work of skill, been thought worthy of commendation, some doubt might have been entertained of the cause of his success. 🔊
  • 24. Frank had not for a moment seriously entertained the thought of taking Peter Carrington into partnership. 🔊
  • 25. The suggestion was too utterly preposterous to be entertained for a single moment, and within myself I laughed her allegation to scorn. 🔊
  • 26. The countrymen of Boccaccio would have smiled at the idea which the German scholar entertained of them. 🔊
  • 27. The bookseller Nicolai entertained his phantom-guests, and was much amused, at times, by their conversation. 🔊
  • 28. As his Majesty has by this time been entertained at several Corporation luncheons, it is not invidious to give the tale. 🔊
  • 29. He seemed a sharp, witty fellow, and I therefore entertained every confidence in his efforts to earn the promised reward. 🔊
  • 30. This difficulty was further enhanced by the doubt entertained in the United States as to the intentions of France. 🔊