Example sentences for: defecate

How can you use “defecate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The terms used here are not immediately transparent: if by communicative intention is meant `denotative purpose, the information the speaker wishes to convey,' unless one views communication in the broadest way, it would seem to me that the definition confuses denotation with connotation; that is to say, whether an expression is euphemistic, neutral, or taboo is a matter of connotation, and the fact that a speaker avoids shit for defecate, move one's bowels , etc., is purely a connotative matter: denotatively (communicatively?)

  • A lubricant stimulant (eg, mineral oil) may assist a patient to defecate if the rectal vault is full.

  • You chew household objects and drool copiously, and perhaps you defecate or urinate on the floor.


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