Example sentences for: defenestration

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

  • Rather, it is the artistry that rubs off on the person steeped in the best parts of the culture, the phrase unconsciously plucked from a 17th-century poem or 16th-century play, (no matter how corny, like Methinks the lady doth protest too much), the single word that indicates at least passing familiarity with history (like defenestration ), the fragment of an air associated with a Bach fugue.

  • Defenestration the act of throwing someone out of a window is probably too familiar to attract notice of how wacky it is, but what about the following?:

  • So: Speaking of the Defenestration of Prague (how's that for a conversation opener?)

  • And to show me the famous window of the Defenestration of Prague, the glorious day in May 1618 during the Thirty Years War when two royal Catholic officers had been hurled from the window by the Protestant members of the Bohemian Diet--and being in Prague, had landed on a haystack below.


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