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stature
used in Frankenstein

7 uses
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Definition a person's height

or:

a high level of respect gained by impressive achievement
  • As the minuteness of the parts formed a great hindrance to my speed, I resolved, contrary to my first intention, to make the being of a gigantic stature, that is to say, about eight feet in height, and proportionably large.
    Chapter 4 (58% in)
  • We perceived a low carriage, fixed on a sledge and drawn by dogs, pass on towards the north, at the distance of half a mile; a being which had the shape of a man, but apparently of gigantic stature, sat in the sledge and guided the dogs.
    Introductory Letters (55% in)
  • A flash of lightning illuminated the object, and discovered its shape plainly to me; its gigantic stature, and the deformity of its aspect more hideous than belongs to humanity, instantly informed me that it was the wretch, the filthy daemon, to whom I had given life.
    Chapter 7 (51% in)
  • He bounded over the crevices in the ice, among which I had walked with caution; his stature, also, as he approached, seemed to exceed that of man.
    Chapter 10 (44% in)
  • I was more agile than they and could subsist upon coarser diet; I bore the extremes of heat and cold with less injury to my frame; my stature far exceeded theirs.
    Chapter 13 (78% in)
  • My person was hideous and my stature gigantic.
    Chapter 15 (17% in)
  • Over him hung a form which I cannot find words to describe—gigantic in stature, yet uncouth and distorted in its proportions.
    Chapter 24 (77% in)

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