[ oh-feel-yuh ]

  1. a female given name.

Words Nearby Ophelia

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How to use Ophelia in a sentence

  • The arch of her beautiful eyebrows was like that of Ophelia in her bitterest moment.

    Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland
  • Ophelia is inseparably connected with the queen in Hamlet's mind.

  • All the tragic world paused to hear that lightest of songs, as the tragedy of Hamlet pauses for the fitful voice of Ophelia.

    Ceres' Runaway | Alice Meynell
  • Perhaps Ophelia liked the society of that lanky, idle, useless young man.

    Can You Forgive Her? | Anthony Trollope
  • "There's no draught here, mamma," said Ophelia, without the slightest sign of moving.

    Can You Forgive Her? | Anthony Trollope