having inhabitants; occupied; lived in or on: an inhabited island.
- in·hab·it·ed·ness, noun
- un·in·hab·it·ed, adjective
- well-in·hab·it·ed, adjective
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How to use inhabited in a sentence
Which raises the possibility, since we don’t really know how things go from non-life to life, that Triton could be a habitable and inhabited world.The Planets with the Giant Diamonds Inside - Issue 102: Hidden Truths | Corey S. Powell | July 7, 2021 | Nautilus
These are intended to keep clouds of vapor from drifting off site and potentially toward an inhabited area.Engineers raise alarms over the risk of major explosions at LNG plants | Will Englund | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
Originally, Kroeber used oikoumene to refer to the “entire inhabited world,” as he traced back human culture to one single people.Science Fiction Explores the Interconnectedness Revealed by the Coronavirus Pandemic | Mayurika Chakravorty | August 9, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Amelia says some truly terrible things to Sam, supposedly inhabited by the Babadook but really consumed in grief.
It never functioned as a hotel again and today is inhabited by more than 400 people.
That partly explains why seats previously inhabited by shivering backsides are now selling for $750 a pair.
The phrase was an attempt to discredit Israel, which was founded on land long inhabited primarily by Muslims.
The artifacts came from undersea dives and excavations from the area, which has been inhabited for at least 3,000 years.
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
I found that I still felt the lure of foreign countries, and the less explored or inhabited, the better.The Boarded-Up House | Augusta Huiell Seaman
We don't call every tuppeny-hapenny villa inhabited by a nobleman a 'castle' as they do in Germany and Austria.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
The large house contained an entrance hall leading into four rooms, each of which was inhabited by a white family.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
These letters spelled the name of an island which had been inhabited by friendly Indians of the same name.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey