Example sentences for: activist

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

  • I asked one anti-gambling activist who had never before been to Vegas what she thinks of it.

  • "Organic intellectual" is not strictly identical with "public intellectual," of course, and one wonders whether Russell Jacoby understands who exactly he's signed up to teach, given his understanding of the term "public intellectual" (in The Last Intellectuals he defines it as one who writes with "vigor and clarity," not as an activist or left-wing scholar).

  • Intellectual celebrity Edward Said has assumed the presidency of academia's largest and most controversial professional organization, the Modern Language Association . The Columbia University literary scholar, music critic, and Palestinian activist is the best-known figure to represent the profession in years.

  • Down the hall was longtime community activist Georgia King, 62, talking to a lawyer about her pending eviction from a high-rise efficiency apartment.

  • Far more interesting, though, was the idea of conservative activist government that the shrub articulated.


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