Starting with DA
- da vinci
- daboecia cantabrica
- dacridium laxifolius
Starting with DE
- de bakey
- de broglie
- de forest
- de gaulle
- de la mare
- de mille
- de niro
- de quincey
- de saussure
- de sica
- de spinoza
- de valera
- de vries
Starting with DH
Starting with DI
Starting with DJ
Starting with DL
Starting with DM
Starting with DN
Starting with DO
- dock worker
Starting with DP
Starting with DR
- dr. johnson
- dr. seuss
- draba verna
- dracaena draco
- dracunculus vulgaris
Starting with DS
Starting with DT
Starting with DU
- du barry
- du bois
- du maurier
- dubois heyward
Starting with DV
Starting with DW
- dwarf astilbe
- dwarf banana
- dwarf bilberry
- dwarf blueberry
- dwarf buckeye
- dwarf cape gooseberry
- dwarf chestnut
- dwarf chinkapin oak
- dwarf chinquapin oak
- dwarf cornel
- dwarf daisy
- dwarf dandelion
- dwarf elder
- dwarf elm
- dwarf flowering almond
- dwarf golden chinkapin
- dwarf gray willow
- dwarf grey willow
- dwarf hulsea
Starting with DY
Starting with DZ
Nouns that Start with D
In the following, there will be several examples of nouns (person, place or thing) that start with the letter D. Five different nouns will be in each of the four different categories. The categories are, emotions, interesting nouns, events, and famous people. Each noun has their definition next to the word. Or in the category of “famous people”, their name, and what they’re famous for. And below of the word and its definition, is an example sentence using the word or person.
Daze – the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally.
I was dazed to find out that my little sister accidentally spilled coffee over my suit.
Disappointment -a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized.
I was filled with disappointment when the teachers gave us back our test and I found out that I had failed.
Despair -the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well.
Suffering from depression, the teenage girl felt despair constantly and believed she would never be happy again.
Disapproval -a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing.
The father showed intense disapproval with the career his son chose.
Dolor – painful grief
Having so much dolor inspired the teen to write tragic poems.
Dabbler -an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge.
The dabbler billiards player, made up stories of how he won expert competitions.
Dacoity -robbery by a gang of armed dacoits.
The dacoits split into groups, and robbed several banks simultaneously, making the news as the biggest dacoity the state has ever witnessed.
Daemon -a person who is part mortal and part god.
After the little boy dreamt of becoming a Daemon, he believed and told everyone he was soon to be the next God.
Dagger -a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.
Seeking revenge for his mother’s death, the young prince stole his father’s dagger and sought to kill the murderer.
Danger line – a line beyond which it is dangerous to go.
Finally having friends, the boy wanted to impress them by crossing the danger line into the nuclear bomb factory.
Death -the event of dying or departure from life.
Everyone knew the death of the 105 year old man was coming.
Demolition -an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something.
The old, abandoned school was scheduled for demolition in order to build a daycare.
Delivery – the event of giving birth
The delivery of the baby was supposed to happen within a month but she gave birth a month early.
Dedication -a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose.
The third Monday of January is a dedication to Martin Luther King Jr. and all he stood for in the Civil Rights movement.
Derailment -an accident in which a train runs off its track.
The driver of the car was in such a hurry that he drove right into the train causing the derailment.
Da Vinci -Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519).
Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is his most famous painting.
Dali -surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
Dali’s best work was seen in his paintings.
Dame Barbara Hepworth -British sculptor (1902-1975).
Dame Barbara Hepworth were one of the few artists that became refugee during World War 2.
Dame Edith Sitwell -English poet (1887-1964).
Dame Edith Sitwell used her childhood of unloving parents to create abstract poetry and then set some to music.
Daniel Chester French -United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931).
Not only did Daniel Chester French create the Abraham Lincoln monument, he also did the Minute Man in Concord Massachusetts.