Definition of 'dwelt'
Video: pronunciation of 'dwelt'
Example sentences containing 'dwelt'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It was only that her fancy had dwelt on him so much. Wives and Daughters (1864)The official news dwelt upon the victory, and deftly ignored the cost. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Mostly, he dwelt upon the cities and the gangs who ran them. A Plague of Angels (1993)Most of the victims had dwelt in the crowded slums that had grown up around the factory on the outskirts of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I dwelt on how she emerged from a coma shortly after her imminent demise had been predicted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One carried and dwelt upon the burdens of life; the other cast them aside as quickly as he could. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those episodes are covered but not dwelt on, nor is there much effort to explain the arcane ways of cycling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It strikes me that he had a very guilty conscience, but he clearly dwelt on this and was upset at what happened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'dwelt'
In Common Usage. dwelt is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of dwelt from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
Do you find yourself living paycheque to paycheque? Dr Peter Brooks offers his advice to make that money last
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.