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convention
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
something regarded as normal or typical
  • Dolly looked coldly at Anna; she was waiting now for phrases of conventional sympathy, but Anna said nothing of the sort.
    Part One (58% in)
  • It's very well to be original and genuine, and to dislike everything conventional—I know all about that; but really, what you're saying either has no meaning, or it has a very wrong meaning.
    Part Three (6% in)
  • Moreover, Levin knew that at Sviazhsky's he should meet the landowners of the neighborhood, and it was particularly interesting for him just now to hear and take part in those rural conversations concerning crops, laborers' wages, and so on, which, he was aware, are conventionally regarded as something very low, but which seemed to him just now to constitute the one subject of importance.
    Part Three (79% in)
  • Levin said that the French had carried conventionality further than anyone, and that consequently they see a great merit in the return to realism.
    Part Seven (28% in)
  • But perhaps it is always so, that men form their conceptions from fictitious, conventional types, and then—all the combinaisons made—they are tired of the fictitious figures and begin to invent more natural, true figures.
    Part Seven (28% in)

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