Ordinary in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ordinary

(law, of a judge) Having regular jurisdiction; now only used in certain phrases. | Being part of the natural order of things; normal, customary, routine. | Having no special characteristics or function; everyday, common, mundane; often deprecatory.

Short Example Sentence for Ordinary

  • 1. Are such prolonged slumbers an ordinary occurrence? 🔊
  • 2. That is, in ordinary life. 🔊
  • 3. At least, not an ordinary one. 🔊
  • 4. The core of an ordinary armature is shown in Fig. 🔊
  • 5. The ordinary tourist omits Sumatra from his itinerary. 🔊
  • 6. Any ordinary young lady, I mean. 🔊
  • 7. Telegraphy through such a line by ordinary means would be impossible. 🔊
  • 8. Spread to its full width, it was ample for three ordinary men. 🔊
  • 9. The monocoque has coque body, the others ordinary rectangular section. 🔊
  • 10. The most useful form, however, is the ordinary cylindrical type. 🔊
  • 11. There was nothing out of the ordinary to be seen, and I drew back. 🔊
  • 12. The Ordinary is settled, Wine, Lodging, and every Thing at a certain Price. 🔊

How to use Ordinary in a Sentence?

  • 1. Neither of these two latter schemes seems to be warranted in ordinary commercial practice. 🔊
  • 2. Well, let me assure you that under ordinary circumstances it would have been a good shot. 🔊
  • 3. The ordinary officer who formed part of the escort did not take part in the actual visit. 🔊
  • 4. His ordinary time was about half-past twelve, but it depended on what time he started. 🔊
  • 5. These are the extremes of pitch, and it is not to be understood that any such range of pitch is utilized in ordinary speech. 🔊
  • 6. Whenever she looked at this ordinary spot of earth a breathless realization of the wonder and delight of life rushed over her. 🔊
  • 7. For ordinary commercial use too great a degree of sensitiveness is a fault, as has already been pointed out. 🔊
  • 8. Half a dozen men in that room had the same shade of hair and mustache, and the same ordinary blue eyes. 🔊
  • 9. It is not possible to talk as far or as well over a line in an ordinary cable as over a line of two open wires. 🔊
  • 10. The superposed incoming voice currents will then be able to vary this magnetic field in exactly the same way as in the ordinary receiver. 🔊
  • 11. I should certainly not venture to offer any remarks on taste to you, my love, under ordinary circumstances. 🔊
  • 12. I possessed it in a more than ordinary degree, and was generally able to distinguish between its suggestions and the mere humors of my imagination. 🔊
  • 13. Doctors were not called, in cases of ordinary illness; the family's grandmother attended to those. 🔊
  • 14. Instruments of this kind are very sensitive and under proper conditions are readily responsive to words spoken in an ordinary tone ten feet away. 🔊
  • 15. It was not, of course, an ordinary topic of conversation, but it was an acknowledged piece of family history. 🔊
  • 16. He was very hard of hearing, and he had a habit common to deaf people of shouting his remarks instead of delivering them in an ordinary voice. 🔊
  • 17. The ordinary logic is also jealous of the explanation of negation as relation, because seeming to take away the principle of contradiction. 🔊
  • 18. In such a case, where the ordinary tribunals become inoperative, we must of course have resort to secret tribunals. 🔊
  • 19. But this door led into a great dark closet, as big as an ordinary room, and used as a receptacle for rubbish. 🔊
  • 20. Instead of which, his tongue never lay still; and he gets out more wee wordies in a minute than any ordinary converser does in five. 🔊
  • 21. There was no mistaking that wheezy note, telling of canine infirmity, and days prolonged far beyond the ordinary span of dogs. 🔊
  • 22. Like them, she had great faith in prayer, and employed it in all ordinary exigencies, but not in cases where a dead certainty of result was urgent. 🔊
  • 23. The machine can then be towed on any ordinary road, or be housed in places such as farm buildings, stables, &c. 🔊
  • 24. As we sat waiting, the doctor remarked with a lordly air that under ordinary circumstances he would not deign to eat with Yankees. 🔊
  • 25. The ordinary vibrating or battery bell, such as is employed for door bells, is sometimes, though not often, employed in telephony. 🔊
  • 26. The ordinary member of a mess simply eats what is put before him, notes whether it is good, bad, or indifferent, and thinks no more about it. 🔊
  • 27. It seemed incredible to him that any Governor of Virginia should display so open a disregard of the ordinary rules of courtesy and hospitality. 🔊
  • 28. This point, no less than the former, the Socinian endeavours to establish by means of analogies drawn from the ordinary transactions of life. 🔊