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Definition of "occasioned" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of occasion. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "occasioned" in a sentence
  • "XVI. 8; yet the quantity of tears secreted at once is more than the puncta lacrymalia can readily absorb; which shews _that the motions occasioned by associations are frequently more energetic than the original motions, by which they were occasioned_."
  • "The start of the second term occasioned shuffling in the White House."
  • "” The singularity of the expression occasioned a loud laugh; but this gentleman, so far from being disconcerted, repeated the same words with a resolute tone of voice, and the laugh ceased."
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