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constant
used in Nineteen Minutes

7 uses
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Definition
unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • Patrick did not have to explain to her-a woman who'd lived with regret as a constant companion-that convicting Peter Houghton was not enough.
    Part 1 (38% in)
  • Pure logic: Assuming reality was constant, expectation had to be greater than reality to create optimism.
    Part 1 (39% in)
  • Battered women get stuck in a world that slams them down; eventually they feel so constantly threatened that they take action, and truly believe they're protecting themselves-even if their husbands are fast asleep.
    Part 1 (56% in)
  • But In only existed because someone had drawn a line in the sand, so that everyone else was Out; and that line changed constantly.
    Part 1 (63% in)
  • It was a specific tangent of post-traumatic stress disorder, one that suggested a woman who'd been repeatedly victimized both mentally and physically might so constantly fear for her life that the line between reality and fantasy blurred, to the point where she felt threatened even when the threat was dormant, or in Joe Riccobono's case, as he lay sleeping off a three-day drinking spree.
    Part 1 (82% in)
  • He was online constantly-not for web surfing as much as programming, and how could she fault that kind of passion?
    Part 1 (94% in)
  • It's living in this constant state of fear that something's going to happen, that it's going to keep happening, which leads her to pick up the gun at that moment, even though her husband is snoring.
    Part 2 (62% in)

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