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utter
used in Babbitt

7 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
utter stupidity
Definition
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • Further: "It's disgusting of you to smoke cigarettes, and so on and so forth, and those clothes you've got on this morning, they're too utterly ridiculous—honestly, simply disgusting."
    Chapter 2 (57% in)
  • Babbitt utterly repudiated the view that he had been trying to discover how approachable was Miss McGoun.
    Chapter 23 (62% in)
  • She ordered him to set the table, and as he trotted into the living-room, as he hunted through the buffet for knives and forks, he felt utterly at home.
    Chapter 28 (90% in)
  • It may be that his frightened repentance of the night and morning had not eaten in, but this dehumanizing interment of her who had been so pathetically human shook him utterly, and as he crouched again on the high stool in the laboratory he swore faith to his wife .... to Zenith .... to business efficiency .... to the Boosters' Club .... to every faith of the Clan of Good Fellows.
    Chapter 33 (82% in)
  • Then did Babbitt, almost tearful with joy at being coaxed instead of bullied, at being permitted to stop fighting, at being able to desert without injuring his opinion of himself, cease utterly to be a domestic revolutionist.
    Chapter 33 (98% in)

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Wing uttered approving grunts and Babbitt swelled—gloated.
    Chapter 13 (26% in)
  • ...there are those who have glimpsed and in enthusiasm possessed themselves of some segment and portion of the Logos there are those who thus flicked but not penetrated and radioactivated by the Dynamis go always to and fro assertative that they possess and are possessed of the Logos and the Metaphysikos but this word I bring you this concept I enlarge that those that are not utter are not even inceptive and that holiness is in its definitive essence always always always whole-iness and—
    Chapter 30 (78% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" in Babbitt.

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