(click/touch triangles for details)
? —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
- Here is the consequence of being buried alive: she has thrown herself away upon that boor from sheer ignorance that better individuals existed!Chapter 2 (49% in)
- I held no communication with him: still, I was conscious of his design to enter, if he could; and on the Tuesday, a little after dark, when my master, from sheer fatigue, had been compelled to retire a couple of hours, I went and opened one of the windows; moved by his perseverance to give him a chance of bestowing on the faded image of his idol one final adieu.Chapter 16 (84% in)
There are no more uses of "sheer" in Wuthering Heights.
Typical Usage (best examples)