Example sentences for: overt

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

  • If traditionalists sometimes sound bitter, it should not be something at which to wonder: From being called all sorts of unpleasant names, to overt discrimination, public humiliation, and ostracism, traditional Catholics have every reason to distrust and dislike the Vatican II apparatus.

  • The patient reported no neuromuscular complaints, and on physical exam showed no overt muscle weakness.

  • (Where the brutality was overt, as it often was, the evidence supports the charges, but where Pollak relies on former students' memories of being fondled under the covers, who knows what to think?)

  • Furthermore, since 1) insulin resistance is neither necessary nor sufficient for the development of T2DM, 2) this polymorphism has only a very modest influence on insulin sensitivity, and 3) beta cell dysfunction, on which this polymorphism has no influence in the present study, plays a key role in the development of overt diabetes [ 2], the population association studies and linkage studies are not able to detect the interaction between this polymorphism and the diabetes phenotype.

  • Most replies envisioned a community of corrupt, childish, lubricious egomaniacs--much like Lord of the Flies , but with overt sex and more guys who look like Piggy.


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