Unctuous in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Unctuous

(of a liquid or substance) Oily or greasy. | (of a wine, coffee, sauce, gravy etc.) Rich, lush, intense, with layers of concentrated, soft, velvety flavor. | (by extension, of a person) Profusely polite, especially unpleasantly so and insincerely earnest.

Short Example Sentences for Unctuous

  • 1. It was an unctuous chuckle. 🔊
  • 2. It is unctuous and greasy to the touch. 🔊
  • 3. Buller drew out the syllable with unctuous relish. 🔊
  • 4. High and low, they are of an unctuous texture. 🔊
  • 5. Barkley laughed a strong, unctuous laugh. 🔊
  • 6. And he began to talk to her of God in his unctuous voice. 🔊
  • 7. All this came out of her like an unctuous trickle of some acrid oil. 🔊
  • 8. What is said of the retention of the unctuous matter in the oil-tubes? 🔊
  • 9. He rubbed his hands with the unctuous anticipation of a shop-walker. 🔊
  • 10. A voice, which was unctuous and insinuative, emanated from the figure. 🔊
  • 11. The uses of the unctuous product of the oil-glands are twofold: 1st. 🔊
  • 12. A glance at the tutor's smiling, unctuous face was enough. 🔊
  • 13. She laughed a rich, unctuous laugh, and stretched her hands to the blaze. 🔊
  • 14. His voice told its own story of bonhommie and unctuous Rhine wine. 🔊
  • 15. And Jack's mouth took on an unctuous expression. 🔊
  • 16. The priest departed with an unctuous farewell, and left Panna alone. 🔊
  • 17. It is a soft Body made of the Unctuous and Sulphurous part of the Blood. 🔊
  • 18. It is a necessary supplement to von Bissing's unctuous literature. 🔊
  • 19. The unctuous voice of the speaker was a contrast to O-liver's crisp tones. 🔊

How to use Unctuous in Sentences?

  • 1. He spoke in a honeyed voice and assumed a false and unctuous air which exasperated me. 🔊
  • 2. The sleek and unctuous physiognomy of the monk wore an expression of unusual care and anxiety. 🔊
  • 3. It marvels at some appearance, not to investigate it, but to give it an unctuous name. 🔊
  • 4. The oil of the unctuous substance is the principal agent in effecting these purposes: 1st. 🔊
  • 5. In an unctuous and impassioned manner he fulminated against all sorts and conditions of transgressors. 🔊
  • 6. The ceremony, which was very hurriedly performed by an unctuous priest, did not appear to impress either of them. 🔊
  • 7. The doors were aflare with flickering lights from within, and the unctuous smell of frying pork was on the air. 🔊
  • 8. She spoke of the depravity of the natives in a voice which nothing could hush, but with a vehemently unctuous horror. 🔊
  • 9. With an unctuous gesture the old gipsy crone spread out her hands, and turning to a doorway shouted out some words. 🔊
  • 10. They secrete an oily, unctuous substance, which mixes with the transpiration, and lubricates the skin. 🔊
  • 11. The abuse of sublime feelings and exalted ideas has filled many hearts with disgust, so that they care no longer for any unctuous sermons. 🔊
  • 12. He talked much, and his words sounded like grumbles, but the unctuous tone and the smile that accompanied them indicated to the contrary. 🔊
  • 13. She had carefully kept free of any possible source of trouble or anxiety, and the days went by in an atmosphere of peaceful, unctuous prosperity. 🔊
  • 14. The too ready employment of them may savour indeed of that unctuous tone which makes ordinary Englishmen and boys squirm. 🔊
  • 15. The woman, who was the mother of several children, and her husband, were both members of the same church as the preacher, and of unctuous piety. 🔊
  • 16. The handsome Marcel certainly was no longer there, with his sweet and unctuous voice, his evangelic piety, and his eyes which stirred their hearts. 🔊