Example sentences for: patriarchal

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

  • According to the catalog, Simpson's pictures of women staring blankly underscore that they are "unheard in a racist, patriarchal society."

  • An ironic one, too, given Paz's record as a critic of Mexico's addiction to patriarchal power.

  • Idon't generally complain about oppressive patriarchal social structures, but Ferberism is a good example of one.

  • Of course, many framers of the Declaration were slave owners and most, if not all of them, were patriarchal heads of households.

  • Walker makes History painting, that musty patriarchal fossil, seem like the most seditious and vital new idea of the 21 st century.


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