Perceiving in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Perceiving

present participle of perceive | The act by which something is perceived.

Short Example Sentences for Perceiving

  • 1. Time flew without my perceiving it. 🔊
  • 2. He hugged himself upon perceiving this, and nodded. 🔊
  • 3. Mr. Forde perceiving his advantage pressed it. 🔊
  • 4. I let go the tail of the pony, and escaped without his perceiving it. 🔊
  • 5. Shirley, perceiving her father in the hands of the law, was frightened. 🔊
  • 6. Aunt Claudia, perceiving her listlessness, decided that she needed a change. 🔊

How to use Perceiving in Sentences?

  • 1. Giaffar, perceiving him in a more favourable mood, seized the occasion to speak. 🔊
  • 2. Rodolph, perceiving that another battle was inevitable, prepared for it without delay. 🔊
  • 3. The knight, perceiving her distress, could not well understand what had wounded her so deeply. 🔊
  • 4. And then, perceiving them, she seemed to take a sudden resolution, and turned to them appealingly. 🔊
  • 5. Then, perceiving her opportunity, she dropped herself to the floor and walked up to August. 🔊
  • 6. The lion, perceiving this, made a prodigious leap, but the dog was happily beyond his reach. 🔊
  • 7. The goat, perceiving my approach, eyed me suspiciously, and stepped back a little way. 🔊
  • 8. But the waiter, perceiving a signal from Dalny, knew that the carriage must not arrive too soon. 🔊
  • 9. Mrs. Gillin too was looking out for somebody, and, perceiving Curran, beckoned him with her fan. 🔊
  • 10. In other terms, we should be incapable of perceiving a changing thing without something that was changeless. 🔊
  • 11. Since then he was an altered man; sobered by the shock of suddenly perceiving the precipice on which his country stood. 🔊
  • 12. Wenzinger, perceiving that his arquebusiers had no time to load again, immediately ordered his lanzknechts to advance. 🔊
  • 13. And there is a joy in perceiving the representative or symbolic character of a fact, which no bare fact or event can ever give. 🔊
  • 14. With this eye the patient had a perception of light, and was even capable of perceiving colors of an intense and decided tone. 🔊
  • 15. I was entirely at one with Crupp in perceiving in this an immense opportunity for the things we desired. 🔊
  • 16. At last the men perceiving that the rocks did not rise higher from the water again became alarmed, and broke out into open mutiny. 🔊
  • 17. Katharine looked at him, and perceiving that his solicitude was genuine, she laughed again, but with an ironical note in her laughter. 🔊
  • 18. The difficulty in leaving her came with perceiving that though Tante wanted her to go she did not want to seem to want it. 🔊
  • 19. In the room was a lady in deep mourning, who turned very pale on perceiving him, and clung to the table unable to utter a word. 🔊
  • 20. The fact was, that the ship, when lifted by the ice, had sprung a-leak which had gradually filled her without my perceiving it. 🔊
  • 21. Ali Pasha tore his beard in impotent rage on perceiving that he and all his host were at the mercy of an army even now much weaker than his own. 🔊
  • 22. One morning I was astonished by perceiving that the light of the sun seemed to change its position regularly every quarter of an hour. 🔊
  • 23. Such men as Valckenaer it is who are biased and inflected beforehand, without perceiving it, by all the commonplaces of criticism. 🔊
  • 24. Magellan, perceiving that the voyage would be a long one, in order that the provisions might last longer, ordered the rations to be diminished. 🔊
  • 25. Who, but a good and benevolent God, would have given us senses capable of perceiving and enjoying this harmony? 🔊
  • 26. Lord Wentworth, perceiving her hesitation, with the ease of a man of the world, soon put her at her ease too. 🔊
  • 27. Then, throwing her from him, he passed on, whilst I shuddered at perceiving that his grasp had wrung the blood-drops from her fingers. 🔊
  • 28. Is it not wonderful that, instead of perceiving this affinity, he should have poured ridicule and contempt upon the doctrine of which his own was but a generalization? 🔊
  • 29. But I heard him not; and when the sultan perceiving that I did not reply, looked at me, his heart melted. 🔊