Medici was given a 10-year sentence for dealing in stolen artifacts.
In July 2002, a jury found Thomas Kennedy guilty of three counts of rape, and he went away on a 15-year sentence.
sentence: “I touched one of her flippers, right alongside a breast.”
At some points Caddell got himself so worked up, he appeared to lose his train of thought midway through a sentence.
Her sentence is death by public stoning, still employed in Iran and other radical Islamic countries.
Since the years of his childhood Nero had never heard such a sentence from any man.
She told him her mother had read but the first sentence or two.
Clarus of Mascula, his sentence on the rebaptizing of heretics, 217.
Something in her heart or her throat prevented Hester from finishing the sentence.
She was beautifully correct, but she could not make a sentence breathe.
c.1200, "doctrine, authoritative teaching; an authoritative pronouncement," from Old French sentence "judgment, decision; meaning; aphorism, maxim; statement of authority" (12c.) and directly from Latin sententia "thought, way of thinking, opinion; judgment, decision," also "a thought expressed; aphorism, saying," from sentientem, present participle of sentire "be of opinion, feel, perceive" (see sense (n.)). Loss of first -i- in Latin by dissimilation.
From early 14c. as "judgment rendered by God, or by one in authority; a verdict, decision in court;" from late 14c. as "understanding, wisdom; edifying subject matter." From late 14c. as "subject matter or content of a letter, book, speech, etc.," also in reference to a passage in a written work. Sense of "grammatically complete statement" is attested from mid-15c. "Meaning," then "meaning expressed in words." Related: Sentential.
"to pass judgment," c.1400, from sentence (n.). Related: Sentenced; sentencing.