Example sentences for: deferential

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

  • Prudie thanks you for expanding on her answer, as she is always deferential to physicians.

  • Annan is building an organization we can live with, one that is smaller, better run, and more deferential to the United States.

  • Rodman is also popular because his rebellion and mad behavior are welcome in a world where we're expected to be deferential and compliant.

  • Clinton, after all, is incredibly deferential to his Joint Chiefs because of his own history of nonservice: It's impossible to believe that he would have overruled the chiefs if they were as absolute as the leaks suggest.

  • 1) Monica is the kind of woman who has a cell phone; 2) Monica is deferential to authority; and 3) Monica is not feeling too confident.


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