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minuteness
used in The Cherry Orchard

15 uses
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exact meaning not specified
  • I'll sit here one more minute.
    Act Four (82% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • [Excited] I shall faint in a minute....
    Act One (13% in)
  • I must tell you at once, I can't bear to wait a minute.
    Act One (19% in)
  • This minute.
    Act One (22% in)
  • [Hardly able to keep from laughing] This minute....
    Act Two (29% in)
  • But my soul is always my own; every minute of the day and the night it is filled with unspeakable presentiments.
    Act Two (96% in)
  • I want to be doing something every minute.
    Act Three (30% in)
  • This minute!
    Act Three (75% in)
  • [Beside herself] Get out this minute.
    Act Three (76% in)
  • [Looking at his watch and speaking through the door] Ladies and gentlemen, please remember that it's only forty-seven minutes till the train goes!
    Act Four (11% in)
  • You must go off to the station in twenty minutes.
    Act Four (11% in)
  • We needn't get into our carriages for ten minutes....
    Act Four (42% in)
  • The first is poor Fiers [Looks at her watch] We've still five minutes....
    Act Four (63% in)
  • It'll only take a minute.
    Act Four (68% in)
  • [As if he has long been waiting to be called] This minute.
    Act Four (76% in)

There are no more uses of "minuteness" in The Cherry Orchard.

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