Definition of Insinuations

1. Noun. (plural of insinuation) ¹



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Definition of Insinuations

1. insinuation [n] - See also: insinuation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insinuations

insincere
insincerely
insincerities
insincerity
insinew
insinewed
insinews
insinuant
insinuate
insinuated
insinuates
insinuateth
insinuating
insinuatingly
insinuation
insinuations (current term)
insinuative
insinuator
insinuators
insinuatory
insinuendo
insinuendoes
insinuendos
insipid
insipidities
insipidity
insipidly
insipidness
insipience
insipient

Literary usage of Insinuations

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1886)
"... owing to the ' dark insinuations of hellish groundless envy,' avowing his attachment to the British constitution, and saying 1 hat he was unnerved by ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Concerning the insinuations of the Old Catholics in 1870 apropos of this Brief, see Granderath. "Geschichte des Vatikanischen Konzils", II, ..."

3. The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1901)
"All my works had been very well received, but this was more favourable to me. It taught the public to distrust the insinuations of the Coterie ..."

4. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1879)
"... of the king — Objects of his mission — insinuations of the Duke of Northumberland — Invitation of the embassy to Greenwich — Promise of James to protect ..."

5. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin (1904)
"DEAR SON:—I, received yours of October 29th, and November 2d. Your December packet is not yet arrived. No insinuations of the kind you mention, ..."

6. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"I never saw him afterwards, or these malignant insinuations should hare been dissipated before his just judgment, as mists before the sun. ..."

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