Examples of vocation in a Sentence
This isn't just a job for me; it's a vocation.
people who follow a religious vocation
He never felt a real sense of vocation.
I'm a carpenter by vocation, but my hobby is painting.
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Sheryl Kern's vocations have taken her into the worlds of money and chocolate.
But to believe in the future as these photographers did — to have an artistic vocation greater than narcissistic individualism or ceaseless critique — appears more enviable than pitiable in a new century of downscaled dreams.
And that vocation is fueled by a theology of positive thinking.
But Meb is a marathoner, a vocation that requires toughness and patience.
Housman also stayed true to his classical vocation.
Since this is in effect an origin story, a certain amount of time needs to be spent on explaining how Rapp arrived at his vocation and showing how he was trained in it.
This naked enjoyment of the sport of politics also fed into one of the most enduring criticisms of Osborne and his fellow metropolitan Tories: that for them politics was less vocation than recreation.
Entire vocations and professions have become obsolete.
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Synonymscalling, employment, game, lay, line, profession, trade, occupation, work
Related Wordscall, lifework; business, enterprise, field, livelihood, living, métier (also metier), racket [slang]; assignment, engagement, gig, mission; art, craft, handcraft, handicraft; appointment, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation; duty, function, job, load, task, workload
Near Antonymsavocation, hobby, pursuit
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- It was her vocation to be an actress.
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