Movement in a sentence

Definition of Movement

Physical motion between points in space. | (engineering) A system or mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion, such as the wheelwork of a watch. | The impression of motion in an artwork, painting, novel etc.

Short Example Sentence for Movement

  • 1. The movement was a failure.
  • 2. He made no movement to mount his horse.
  • 3. Renouard made a slight movement of impatience.
  • 4. He nodded with a peculiar forward movement of his head.
  • 5. I turned presently, a movement of enquiry.
  • 6. The strong brown hand made a movement and was empty.
  • 7. Her body made a helpless movement toward him....
  • 8. Hindman's movement had been a complete success.
  • 9. There was a movement for the exit and the last film was left unfinished.
  • 10. Quite generally they mistook the forward movement for an immediate charge.
  • 11. Without commotion or muscular movement the other man became alert and tense.
  • 12. The slightest movement of the ship cuts his breath like a blow.
  • 13. Everything depends on the movement to capture Independence and Lexington.

How to use Movement in a Sentence?

  • 1. The movement of this tool is much the same as that of the tool in a screw cutting lathe.
  • 2. He made a movement as if to rise, but was restrained by the convulsive pressure on his wrist.
  • 3. She changed the subject sharply, not without it movement toward gratifying her own curiosity.
  • 4. The Hegelian dialectic may be also described as a movement from the simple to the complex.
  • 5. Retreat now became necessary, and by a steady movement the English fell back upon their camp.
  • 6. As I did so I heard the soft rustle of her movement and the click of the key in her bedroom door.
  • 7. Drawing a chair close to her visitor, she sat down with a movement that was protecting and reassuring.
  • 8. These small snakes are capable of rapid movement and quickly disappear in the litter on the ground.
  • 9. The group of springs carried on its frame is entirely independent of the movement of the armature during the ringing operation.
  • 10. There was seldom occasion for him to say so, but just now there had been a pause before we repeated the first movement of the anthem.
  • 11. She had made no movement of surprise or resentment, for there was neither surprise nor resentment in her heart.
  • 12. That very evening he would sketch out a new dramatic movement around which all the other movements of the act would cluster.
  • 13. With a lovely protective movement the older woman put her arm about the girl's shoulders.
  • 14. I had remarked in him an air of abstraction and reverie, and at times a movement of inward suffering and impatience.
  • 15. As soon as she had spoken she became confused and tried to pass on; but he made a movement to detain her.
  • 16. Hegel boasts that the movement of dialectic is at once necessary and spontaneous: in reality it goes beyond experience and is unverified by it.
  • 17. We could see that behind each cannon there was a number of muskets stacked and vigilant soldiers watching every movement inside.
  • 18. Jones next attempted a movement to get into position to rake his antagonist from stem to stern, which resulted in a momentary collision.
  • 19. The very freedom of the movement is not without suspicion, seeming to imply a state of the human mind which has entirely lost sight of facts.
  • 20. A moment after the man made a heavy movement forward, as if to recover his tool; but the doctor put a hand on his arm.
  • 21. Every movement was quick and decisive; his articulation was rapid, but distinct and emphatic, and often made the impression of curtness.
  • 22. MacRae stood staring for a second or two, then turned and scattered the fire broadcast on the sand with a movement of his foot.
  • 23. At the same time we rendered Bevans incapable of hostile movement by anchoring both hands securely behind his back with a pack-rope.
  • 24. Their movement was voluntary, as they gathered their small but resolute force of picked men, and called Marion to its command.
  • 25. This movement was so successful that during the summer of 1862 it is estimated that there were from thirty to forty thousand of these men enrolled and officered.
  • 26. She responded with a disdainful movement of her shoulders which might have been a shrug if she had had French instead of Irish blood in her veins.
  • 27. But are we therefore justified in saying that ideas are the causes of the great movement of the world rather than the personalities which conceived them?