To better see all uses of the word
latent
in
Middlemarch
please enable javascript.

latent
Used In
Middlemarch
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Will saw that she was offended, but this only gave an additional impulse to the new irritation of his latent dislike towards Mr. Casaubon.
  • For the fragment of a life, however typical, is not the sample of an even web: promises may not be kept, and an ardent outset may be followed by declension; latent powers may find their long-waited opportunity; a past error may urge a grand retrieval.
  • It was not only that he was unwilling to entertain thoughts which could be accused of baseness, and was already uneasy in the sense that he had to justify himself from the charge of ingratitude—the latent consciousness of many other barriers between himself and Dorothea besides the existence of her husband, had helped to turn away his imagination from speculating on what might befall Mr. Casaubon.

  • There are no more uses of "latent" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She is unschooled, but I think she has latent talent as an engineer.
  • A latent HPV infection reactivated when her immune system weakened with age.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading