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Journey in a Sentence

Examples of journey in a sentence

Journey is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!

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Below you will find the definition of journey, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


(noun) - the act of traveling from one place to another

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EXAMPLES - Journey in a Sentence

  1. "It's a long term journey with cumulative effects." (source)
  2. However, the journey is as important as the destination. (source)
  3. From Amsterdam: The train journey is approximately 3 hours. (source)
  4. Program promise me you didn't use the word journey too much. (source)
  5. "Thy journey is short," said the adder sadly; "my poison is fatal." (source)
  6. Accompanying Melody on this journey is a deeply rewarding experience. (source)
  7. View success as a long-term journey filled with daily accomplishments. (source)
  8. Like all adventures, the journey is a little more stable if we have a map. (source)
  9. So this is a long-term journey to make ourselves more competitive beyond soup. (source)
  10. When steam bubbles inflate, break free and begin to rise, their journey is short-lived. (source)
  11. I think we will eventually get to a better place ... but the journey will be a rough one. (source)
  12. This journey is a fascinating read, made even more intimate and fulfilling by Wil's narrative. (source)
  13. On a night like this, Egyptian national Sami Al-Laithi began what he calls his journey into hell. (source)
  14. They advertised it on their Internet websites, where they called the journey "Operation Paradise". (source)
  15. At a distance, however, the journey to Petra is usually called a journey to Wadi Moosa, because the (source)
  16. Foreign Exchange Trading (FOREX) can be highly lucrative monetarily or a short term journey to financial disaster. (source)
  17. "For us, this has been a longer-term journey than what happened that night between Keaton and the police," Felesia Otis said. (source)
  18. I take the long-term journey of rebuilding value and bringing these companies back to the world while creating thousands of jobs. (source)
  19. I think every woman - and every man - has some unresolved issues. his is what we call our journey in life - to resolve our issues. (source)
  20. But I keep pointing to those deeper Gospel lessons, the long-term journey of personal and global disarmament that Christ commands of us. (source)
  21. "We often use the word journey to describe our lives, especially as we get older and look back on how we've moved from one place to another." (source)
  22. Canada to a beautiful winery in British Columbia, her journey is awash in memories of family and childhood, especially those of her younger sister, (source)
  23. Mechanical I call the journey, for there were days and nights in which we were numbed, body and soul, exhausted by hunger and thirst and want of sleep. (source)
  24. Weather is mild; the caravan will move slowly on account of the slaves; the journey is short; the route is safe; all things promise a favourable end of my (source)
  25. Let us restrain ourselves from this intellectual laziness that we are trapped for so long and start the painful long-term journey of unearthing our ignorance. (source)
  26. My question (s) to the community: What's the best route to travel heading out from Zamora, keeping in mind that the journey is as important as the destination? (source)
  27. The A & E network confirmed today for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT that Kirstie Alley is planning on doing a reality show documenting what they call her journey with weight loss. (source)
  28. They go to sea, determined to return to Scandinavia to fight the spread of Christianity, but for Harald the journey is also a personal one to discover his own origins. (source)
  29. It takes 20 minutes to get to the city center, the car/taxi is steps away from the customs clearance and the journey is short but pleasant beautiful scenery along the ride. (source)
  30. Speak to Me in Russian "chronicles Irish Jewish director Louis Lentin's long search to discover his own roots by retracing his grandfather's journey from a Lithuanian shtetl to Dublin. (source)
  31. Paul Maritz talked about the rise of clouds as a "long term journey" and the need to better move resources/workloads between enterprise environments and service provider infrastructures. (source)
  32. It simply reflects our intellectual laziness of avoiding the painful long-term journey of challenging not only our intellect, but also our preconceived notion as well as conventional wisdom. (source)
  33. Each client spends up to 30 minutes discussing with a facilitator what emotional points they want to cover during the so-called journey: a relationship issue, a personal fear, a family problem. (source)
  34. Bombay is 10,860 miles, by the canal 4,620 miles, and from New York to the leading ports of India the Cape route is about 11,500 miles, while by the canal the journey is shortened to 7,900 miles. (source)
  35. The fact that the experience of the video works was a journey was the perfect mode of experiential presentation of a work that itself explores the idea of journey and its representation through time. (source)
  36. It was acquired by The USS LST Ship Memorial, Inc., in 2000, and caught considerable public attention when our veteran crew brought it on a 6500-mile journey from the Greek island of Crete to Mobile, Alabama. (source)
  37. Fresh off a 21-hour journey from the Japanese island of Okinawa, where his Korean baseball team holds its spring training, Johnson gave up two hits and a run in two-thirds of an inning of relief before hitting the showers. (source)
  38. "Liverpool Football Club is on a long-term journey and that journey is to be the most successful club, firstly in our country and secondly in the world, and you don't do that by worrying about short-term results," Purslow said. (source)
  39. If the journey is short, a saloon carriage and refreshment car are deemed sufficient; in case of a long journey the train consists of a buffer carriage in addition, with two saloon cars for the suite and two wagons for the luggage. (source)
  40. A scene from "Kranked - Revolve," one of the films to be shown at the Banff Mountain Film Festival, follows a high-adrenaline mountain bike journey from the French Alps to the lush coast of British Columbia, incorporating dirt jump, trail, freeride, slopestyle and downhill riding. (source)
  41. Other award-winning films on Wednesday include: the Best Short Mountain Film, Mont-Blanc Speed Flying - a breathtaking continuous shot that follows a group of six paragliders from the upper slopes of Mont Blanc down to Chamonix; and the Radical Reels People's Choice Award winning Kranked - Revolved - a high-adrenaline mountain bike journey from the French Alps to the lust coast of British Columbia. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 55.0, which suggests that "journey" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.


We have 55 synonyms for journey.

adventure, airing, beat, campaign, caravan, circuit, constitutional, course, crossing, drive, expedition, exploration, hike, itinerary, jaunt, junket, march, migration, odyssey, outing, passage, patrol, peregrination, pilgrimage, progress, promenade, quest, ramble, range, roaming, round, route, run, safari, sally, saunter, sojourn, stroll, survey, tour, tramp, transit, transmigration, travel, traveling, traverse, trek, trip, vagabondage, vagrancy, venture, visit, voyage, wandering, wayfaring


We have 1 antonym for journey.



Pronunciation: (jûrˈnē)

Syllabification: jour-ney


View up to 25 definitions of journey from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) The act of traveling from one place to another; a trip.
  2. (noun) A distance to be traveled or the time required for a trip: a 2,000-mile journey to the Pacific; the three-day journey home.
  3. (noun) A process or course likened to traveling; a passage: the journey of life.
  4. (verb-intransitive) To make a journey; travel.
  5. (verb-transitive) To travel over or through.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) A set amount of travelling, seen as a single unit; a discrete trip, a voyage.
  2. (noun) A day.
  3. (noun) A day's travelling; the distance travelled in a day.
  4. (noun) A day's work.
  5. (verb) To travel, to make a trip or voyage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) The travel or work of a day.
  2. (noun) Travel or passage from one place to another, especially one covering a large distance or taking a long time.
  3. (noun) A passage through life, or a passage through any significant experience, or from one state to another.
  4. (noun) The distance that is traveled in a journey{2}, or the time taken to complete a journey{2}.
  5. (verb-intransitive) To travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) A day's work, occupation, or travel; a day of battle or of toil of any kind; hence, labor; work; service; task; trouble.
  2. (noun) A course of travel or transit, as from one place to another, or indefinitely from point to point in space or time: as, a journey; from London to Paris or to Rome; a week's journey; the journey of life.
  3. (noun) In glass-making, a single cycle or round of work, in which the raw materials are converted into glass, and the glass is withdrawn from the pots in which it has been melted; the time employed in converting a certain quantity of material into glass.
  4. (noun) The weight of finished coins delivered simultaneously to the master of the British mint.
  5. (None) To make a journey; travel; go from place to place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) the act of traveling from one place to another
  2. (verb) travel upon or across
  3. (verb) undertake a journey or trip