Pollution in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Pollution

(now rare) The desecration of something holy or sacred; defilement, profanation. [from 14th c.] | (now archaic) The ejaculation of semen outside of sexual intercourse, especially a nocturnal emission. [from 14th c.] | Moral or spiritual corruption; impurity, degradation, defilement. [from 15th c.]

Short Example Sentences for Pollution

  • 1. Rivers pollution prevention. 🔊
  • 2. Stop pollution of private and public waters. 🔊
  • 3. A new pollution affected the atmosphere. 🔊
  • 4. The very idea was pollution to a Moslem. 🔊
  • 5. That screens pollution from the breast, And hides a world of sin. 🔊

How to use Pollution in Sentences?

  • 1. By some retribution from a past existence thus she had found pollution with a beast. 🔊
  • 2. Such speech is pollution to the ears; the touch of such a creature is loathsome. 🔊
  • 3. Again: when the city is redeemed, the low haunts of vice and pollution will be extinguished. 🔊
  • 4. He has given up an interest in river pollution in favor of a new hobby, grading type-cleaner. 🔊
  • 5. In the evening the organisers showed us two movies on the pollution of the river Bhavani. 🔊
  • 6. Oh, Apothanate! that hatest Death, and cleansest from the Pollution of Sorrow. 🔊
  • 7. They may also take proceedings in respect of the pollution of a stream by any solid or liquid sewage matter. 🔊
  • 8. There is many a woman who goes to a life of degradation and pollution shedding burning tears over her 4-cent shirts. 🔊
  • 9. But the savages make no such moral distinction between them; the conceptions of holiness and pollution are not yet differentiated in his mind. 🔊
  • 10. Unlike them, however, they are unable to attend the ordinary schools owing to the idea that it is pollution to touch them. 🔊
  • 11. If a temporary room has been built expressly for the occasion, to avoid pollution to the house, it should be kept a secret. 🔊
  • 12. Luckily, childhood is protected by the resistant power of innocence, a polished surface over which all forms of pollution glide harmlessly. 🔊
  • 13. We have already indicated (p. 101) how numerous and complicated were the duties of the priesthood arising out of pollution and its removal. 🔊
  • 14. So the sun carries off the miasma of the marsh, the pollution of cities, and then sends the winds to wash and cleanse themselves in the sea-spray. 🔊
  • 15. It is wonderful how quick the fingers of the printer-boy fly, but the fingers of sin and pollution can set up fifty thousand types in an instant. 🔊
  • 16. Give us for two weeks in our cities an honest city hall, and public pollution would fall like lightning from heaven! 🔊
  • 17. It would have been pollution to Lucy Gerard's name to have heard it spoken by such lips. 🔊
  • 18. But Josephus sees in the massacre of the Roman garrison the pollution of the city, which doomed it to destruction. 🔊
  • 19. The worst of all forms of pollution is that contracted by touching a corpse in a distant place in solitude, for here the power of the demon was greatest. 🔊
  • 20. The lustral use of the bath, the pollution of the night, the peculiar virtue of running water, are common to Scriptural and classical antiquity. 🔊
  • 21. And bear him to the throne supreme for food, Even that pollution should not daunt my heart To yield permission for his funeral. 🔊
  • 22. It explains nothing to ascribe their moral pollution to their finer sensibilities, for finer sensibilities ought to be attended by untarnished characters. 🔊
  • 23. Bacteria concerned in gassy fermentations and those capable of producing obnoxious taints are particularly common, so that this type of pollution is especially undesirable in milk. 🔊
  • 24. Shortly after the birth of a child the priest must be ready to sprinkle it with holy water, which by prayer and conjuration has been purified from the pollution of the demons inhabiting even this element. 🔊
  • 25. Now it was notorious that in those days a Jew would not speak to a Samaritan; the very presence of the latter was pollution to an orthodox Jew. 🔊
  • 26. The pits were kept open, uncovered apparently even when filled, and the stench and the disease-breeding pollution made the hill absolutely uninhabitable. 🔊
  • 27. Nor had he the self-denial to resist giving publicity to compositions originally intended for the delight of the tap-room, but which continued secretly to sow pollution broadcast in the minds of youth. 🔊
  • 28. They cannot be burnt, for that is a pollution of fire; or buried, for that is a pollution of earth; or thrown into a river, for that is a defilement of water. 🔊
  • 29. Izanagi barely escaped from his now furious wife, and on coming back to daylight he washed himself in a stream, in order to purify himself from the hideous sights and the pollution of the nether-world. 🔊
  • 30. Such diversity in their executions has this view, that in punishing of glaring iniquities, it behooves likewise to display them to sight; but effeminacy and pollution must be buried and concealed. 🔊