Examples from the Web for constance
Contemporary Examples of constance
Miller also filed a suit against his father, Donald Kessler, and another against his mother, Constance Kessler.The Mystery Woman Who Tried to Outdo Dillinger
September 29, 2014
Presently Louis rose with a nod to us and offered his arm to Constance, and they strolled away along the river wall.
At that moment Constance appeared and grew pale and rosy by turns as Louis bent over her small gloved fingers.
Constance asked me if I had seen the ceremonies at the Lethal Chamber.
You will never marry Constance now, and if you marry any one else in your exile, I will visit you as I did my doctor last night.
Historical Examples of constance
Constance alone saw that something unusual was the matter with him.
Constance's own fears at this absence grew to a terrific height.
He went with Constance into the study, where Arthur had remained.
Constance followed him from the room, volunteering to procure the warm water.
Constance asked of Arthur later, when they were dispersing to their several occupations.
- a city in S Germany, in Baden-Württemberg on Lake Constance: tourist centre. Pop: 80 716 (2003 est)German name: Konstanz
- Lake Constance a lake in W Europe, bounded by S Germany, W Austria, and N Switzerland, through which the Rhine flows. Area: 536 sq km. (207 sq miles)German name: Bodensee
Word Origin and History for constance
mid-14c., "steadfastness," from Old French constance "steadfastness, permanence" (14c.), from Latin constantia (source of Italian costanza, Spanish constancia), noun of action from constantem (see constant (adj.)). Obsolete since 17c. except as a given name for a girl, which enjoyed a mild popularity in U.S. c.1945-1955.