Stilted Sentence Examples
First of all you've got your movement, which initially seems a little stilted on the ground.
It's very romantic, even if the language is a bit stilted.
Of New Kingdom tales, the story of the Two Brothers is frankly in the simplest speech of everyday life, while others are more stilted.
We have sought to avoid archaism, jargon, and all that is either stilted or slipshod.
Some of his language is a bit stilted at times, and there are some places where his precise meaning isn't clear.Advertisement
Actually, the nineteenth century text, tho somewhat stilted to modern ears, was not so difficult a read as might be thought.
Consequently, an unnatural, rather stilted way of speaking would be required that the users may tire of quickly.
To begin with, there's the constant use of the word one, which I find very stilted now.
And the characters look and speak in a slightly stilted, clumsy way.
But these sessions are typically very stilted and difficult to manage.Advertisement
Content written with one on Google's listings is often stilted and dry, if not shallow and meaningless.
During the course of this we're treated to very artful dialog which gets across valuable information without sounding too stilted.
A careful reading of the score to this English text reveals not a single false emphasis or loss of rhetorical point in the fitting of words to notes, nor a single extra note or halt in the music; and wherever the language seems stilted or absurd the original will be found to be at least equally so, while the spirit of Wagner's poetry is faithfully reflected.
Bentley calls Prudentius " the Horace and Virgil of the Christians," but his diction is stilted and his metre often faulty.
Like the Wycliffite Versions it is merely a secondary rendering from the Latin Vulgate, and it suffered from many of the defects which characterized these versions, extreme literalness, often stilted, ambiguous renderings, at times unintelligible except by a reference to the Latin original, as in Luke xxii.Advertisement
Some of his language is a bit stilted at times, and there are some places where his precise meaning is n't clear.
First of all you 've got your movement, which initially seems a little stilted on the ground.
To begin with, there 's the constant use of the word one, which I find very stilted now.
Instead, we have to make do with a stilted conversation in the car.
Instead of the rich colloquial language of the American worlds Twain grew up in we have here a stilted formal language.Advertisement
While this may give them a rather stilted reading style, it does mean that they are perfect for oral story-telling.
His stilted manner has softened over the years into something much more relaxed.
There seem to be awkward pauses, stilted banter and duff links all over the shop.
Content written with one on Google 's listings is often stilted and dry, if not shallow and meaningless.
During the course of this we 're treated to very artful dialog which gets across valuable information without sounding too stilted.Advertisement
Forest Lodge Phinda Private Game Reserve 16 stilted glass chalets hover between the forest floor below and towering torchwood trees above.
The storyline potential and realistic scale of L.A. were marred by the okay graphics, stilted plot, cookie-cutter characters, and laughable dialogue.
His Victorian scholarship also comes across stilted to the modern ear.
Logan had seemed off in hindsight, his gestures unnatural and his talk stilted.
Friends and strangers alike acted out their stilted scenes before dropping onto the page as words again.
The arches of this period are semicircular and usually highly stilted.
Monolithic columns of grey oriental granite (except one, which is of cipollino), evidently the spoils of older buildings, on each side support eight pointed arches much stilted.
Speaking generally, they are characterized by a stilted, affected style and a tone of gross adulation.
The facades presented continuous colonnades on each floor with semicircular high stilted arches, leaving a very small amount of wall space.
Unfortunately for him the first orders sent to Billow by Gneisenau, chief of the staff, at midnight June 14-1 5, were written in so stilted and hazy a style that Billow did not consider any especial display of energy was required.
Of the last quality evidence is furnished in the stilted style of his letters, and in the fact recorded by Seward that he never permitted his under-secretaries to sit in his presence.
The anciennes cohues de France, gay, familiar and military, gave place to a stilted court life, a perpetual adoration, a very ceremonious and very complicated ritual, in which the demigod pontificated even in his dressing-gown.
The Wassermann twins, sainted boys according to the stilted account, had been all but ignored, according to the writer, Linda Segal, a name Dean didn't recognize.
But, generally speaking, there was no heart in preaching, sermons were unimpassioned, stilted and formal presentations of ethics and apologetics, seldom delivered extempore.
Most of the compositions in the literary language, whether old or archaistic, are in a stilted style and often with parallelisms of phrase like those of Hebrew poetry.
Af ter the death of Holberg, the affectation of Gallicism had reappeared in Denmark; and the tragedies of Voltaire, with their stilted rhetoric, were the most popular dramas of the day.
At present few persons beyond their teens would care to read it through, so unnatural and stilted is its language, so thin its material and so consciously mediated its sentiment.
The Letters, which are very stilted, also reveal Apollinaris as a man of genial temper, fond of good living and of pleasure.
In his youth he had been a playgoer, but he shortly came to the conclusion that tragedy is a stilted and bombastic art, and after a time comedy interested him no more than tragedy.