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utter
used in Wuthering Heights

38 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
utter stupidity
Definition complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • Is he actually so utterly indifferent for my life?'
    Chapter 12 (11% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • But it is utterly impossible I can ever be revenged, and therefore I cannot forgive him.
    Chapter 17 (59% in)
  • As it was, being instructed, he returned an answer, intimating that Mr. Heathcliff objected to his calling at the Grange; but his uncle's kind remembrance delighted him, and he hoped to meet him sometimes in his rambles, and personally to petition that his cousin and he might not remain long so utterly divided.
    Chapter 25 (59% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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  • Having uttered these words he left the house, slowly sauntered down the garden path, and disappeared through the gate.
    Chapter 34 (48% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The 'walk in' was uttered with closed teeth, and expressed the sentiment, 'Go to the Deuce:' even the gate over which he leant manifested no sympathising movement to the words; and I think that circumstance determined me to accept the invitation: I felt interested in a man who seemed more exaggeratedly reserved than myself.
    Chapter 1 (11% in)
  • 'Get it ready, will you?' was the answer, uttered so savagely that I started.
    Chapter 2 (38% in)
  • The business of eating being concluded, and no one uttering a word of sociable conversation, I approached a window to examine the weather.
    Chapter 2 (59% in)
  • I uttered an expression of disgust, and pushed past him into the yard, running against Earnshaw in my haste.
    Chapter 2 (82% in)
  • Scarcely were these words uttered when I recollected the association of Heathcliff's with Catherine's name in the book, which had completely slipped from my memory, till thus awakened.
    Chapter 3 (63% in)
  • Edgar is sulky, because I'm glad of a thing that does not interest him: he refuses to open his mouth, except to utter pettish, silly speeches; and he affirmed I was cruel and selfish for wishing to talk when he was so sick and sleepy.
    Chapter 10 (42% in)
  • But she uttered falsehoods, didn't she?
    Chapter 10 (74% in)
  • As soon as ever I had barred the door, utter blackness overwhelmed me, and I fell on the floor.
    Chapter 12 (37% in)
  • I felt I uttered my explanations awkwardly; the master frowned.
    Chapter 12 (56% in)
  • Mr. Linton had resumed his seat by the bed; on my re-entrance, he raised his eyes, read the meaning of my blank aspect, and dropped them without giving an order, or uttering a word.
    Chapter 12 (98% in)
  • Beware of uttering one breath of this to any one at the Grange.
    Chapter 13 (99% in)
  • The first thing she saw me do, on coming out of the Grange, was to hang up her little dog; and when she pleaded for it, the first words I uttered were a wish that I had the hanging of every being belonging to her, except one: possibly she took that exception for herself.
    Chapter 14 (58% in)
  • Oh, my life! how can I bear it?' was the first sentence he uttered, in a tone that did not seek to disguise his despair.
    Chapter 15 (36% in)
  • I instinctively echoed the words she had uttered a few hours before: 'Incomparably beyond and above us all!
    Chapter 16 (17% in)
  • 'I guessed he uttered those words, at least, though his voice was hardly intelligible.
    Chapter 17 (65% in)
  • It struck beneath my ear, and stopped the sentence I was uttering; but, pulling it out, I sprang to the door and delivered another; which I hope went a little deeper than his missile.
    Chapter 17 (68% in)
  • Joseph had advanced through the kitchen as I uttered these words, and now presented himself in the hall.
    Chapter 19 (69% in)
  • Heathcliff, having stared his son into an ague of confusion, uttered a scornful laugh.
    Chapter 20 (54% in)
  • I divined, from this account, that utter lack of sympathy had rendered young Heathcliff selfish and disagreeable, if he were not so originally; and my interest in him, consequently, decayed: though still I was moved with a sense of grief at his lot, and a wish that he had been left with us.
    Chapter 21 (7% in)
  • 'LOVING!' cried I, as scornfully as I could utter the word.
    Chapter 21 (93% in)
  • The surprise petrified her an instant: she uttered an inarticulate exclamation, and stood fixed.
    Chapter 24 (13% in)
  • 'You know you have been doing wrong, or you wouldn't be driven to uttering an untruth to me.
    Chapter 24 (15% in)
  • Joseph uttered his croaking laugh again.
    Chapter 24 (62% in)
  • And what quite confounded me, when he did open his mouth, it was to utter the falsehood that I had occasioned the uproar, and Hareton was not to blame!
    Chapter 24 (77% in)
  • Linton looked at me, but did not answer; and, after keeping her seat by his side another ten minutes, during which his head fell drowsily on his breast, and he uttered nothing except suppressed moans of exhaustion or pain, Cathy began to seek solace in looking for bilberries, and sharing the produce of her researches with me: she did not offer them to him, for she saw further notice would only weary and annoy.
    Chapter 26 (60% in)
  • But I was rendered dumb in the middle of the first sentence, by a threat that I should be shown into a room by myself the very next syllable I uttered.
    Chapter 27 (89% in)
  • I uttered as little as possible against Linton; nor did I describe all his father's brutal conduct — my intentions being to add no bitterness, if I could help it, to his already over-flowing cup.
    Chapter 28 (60% in)
  • She stared, but soon comprehending why I counselled her to utter the falsehood, she assured me she would not complain.
    Chapter 28 (80% in)
  • 'Having uttered this speech, she vanished again.
    Chapter 30 (23% in)
  • There was unobstructed admittance on that side also; and at the door sat my old friend Nelly Dean, sewing and singing a song; which was often interrupted from within by harsh words of scorn and intolerance, uttered in far from musical accents.
    Chapter 32 (30% in)
  • He trembled, and his face glowed: all his rudeness and all his surly harshness had deserted him: he could not summon courage, at first, to utter a syllable in reply to her questioning look, and her murmured petition.
    Chapter 32 (87% in)
  • Afterwards she turned, and recommenced her nonsense; at last, Hareton uttered a smothered laugh.
    Chapter 33 (13% in)
  • He said he wouldn't suffer a word to be uttered in his disparagement: if he were the devil, it didn't signify; he would stand by him; and he'd rather she would abuse himself, as she used to, than begin on Mr. Heathcliff.
    Chapter 33 (49% in)
  • I uttered an ejaculation of discontent at seeing the dismal grate, and commenced shutting the casements, one after another, till I came to his.
    Chapter 34 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" in Wuthering Heights.

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