Sentence for ability | Use ability in a sentence

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  • But ability is necessary. (16)
  • His ability was undoubted. (8)
  • His ability to speak was tasked. (10)
  • Not a career for a man of his ability. (8)
  • I have a moderate ability, immense devotion. (10)
  • I might see things clearer if I had a fine ability. (10)
  • He was a Latin scholar and scientific writer of no mean ability. (18)
  • She had a distinct ability; the good ambition to use her qualities. (10)
  • Business ability is the secret of monetary success in Greater Grub Street. (16)
  • His ability to silence her was great: she could not reply to speech like that. (10)
  • To show his ability, Strauss had to conduct, without rehearsal, his Serenade, Op. (3)
  • Buoyant, convinced of his own ability, he saw the office crowded with commissions! (13)
  • I admit that success often depends on my ability to save them from immediate need. (12)
  • He was a most prolific writer and can be compared in ability and style to Palestrina. (3)
  • A thrill of satisfaction swept her in reflecting that her ability to reason was thus active. (10)
  • Sir Lukin hurried up to Redworth, who had no doubt of his ability to manage Mr. Sullivan Smith. (10)
  • Szumowska-Adamowska=, before mentioned as a pupil of Paderewski, are all pianists of great ability. (3)
  • Of this he was ignorant in his high school and his college days, and he was confident of his ability. (16)
  • He is a gentleman; he has more ability than most young men: he can do anything he sets his mind to do. (10)
  • They all have faith in their cause and in their ability to redeem their obligations when the war ends. (18)
  • What ability or skill the Great Man brought from his province may be only the foundation for real work. (16)
  • He has, therefore, believed excessively in his ability to make use of her, and to counteract her baseness. (10)
  • An Irishman of real ability, he had started life with high ideals and a belief that he could live with them. (8)
  • But what were the Fates about when they planted a man of the ability of Tom Redworth in a Government office! (10)
  • But people have come to seek me out for so many years that I have lost the impulse and ability to go to them. (12)
  • That is why people of ability like Mrs Mountstuart see so little; they are so bent on describing brilliantly. (10)
  • Aminta noted it as a mark of superior ability, and she had the envy of the complex nature observing the simple. (10)
  • He was cultivated, well read in philosophy and science; he possessed considerable literary and critical ability. (3)
  • And you can count upon me to aid and abet you in your generous conspiracy, Mrs. March, to the best of my ability. (9)
  • If there, is any point on which he has not convinced my reason it is that of our ability to walk this narrow way alone. (9)
  • How would the world go round, how could Society exist, without common-sense, practical ability, and the lack of sympathy? (8)
  • A quiet evening with a scholarly man, and a man of strong practical ability and shrewdness, like Mr. Temple, did me good. (10)
  • True, there is still opportunity in small towns for editorial courage and ability; William Allen White has demonstrated that. (16)
  • To the best of my ability I will provide for him: but I sincerely desire to disconnect you from those who are unworthy of you. (10)
  • My ability of distressing you during my life would be a species of revenge to which I could hardly stoop under any circumstances. (4)
  • Whereas he was formerly all enthusiasm about his plot with Arnold, he now began to be doubtful and suspicious of his own ability. (18)
  • After brilliant concert tours through Europe, he came to America, in 1889, with Sarasate, where his ability was at once recognized. (3)
  • The disappointed critic of ability knows that the truth is what stings, and if he seeks disagreeable truth, at least he seeks truth. (16)
  • Not long ago there arrived on Park Row for the first time in his life a newspaper reporter of conspicuous ability along a certain line. (16)
  • The superior vocal ability of the Italians was acknowledged, but the lack of rhythmic form in their music made an unfavorable impression. (3)
  • Lord Dannisburgh was a man of ministerial tact, official ability, Pagan morality; an excellent general manager, if no genius in statecraft. (10)
  • Phips learnt all the particulars, satisfied himself of his ability, and then determined to raise that ship and make himself master of her wealth. (19)
  • The ability to write without offending the advertising theatrical manager seems in the last case to be the only absolutely essential qualification. (16)
  • His superiors depended on his ability to do extraordinary things; however, his nature was too guileless to cope with the daring of a man like Arnold. (18)
  • A given book cannot affect a man of a particular ability, temperament, training, as it affects one of a different ability, temperament, and training. (16)
  • Given the education, the experience, the needed judicial temperament, and the writing ability, all these are no assurance that opportunity can be found to utilize them. (16)

Also see sentences for: aptitude, capacity, competence, efficiency, endowment, faculty, fitness.

Definition of ability:

  • ability, a-bil’i-ti, n. quality of being able: power: strength: skill. | abil’ities, the powers of the mind. (0)

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