Example sentences for: affirmation

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

  • If we think of the prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude as an affirmation of autonomy, then the passive sentence of the Thirteenth Amendment could be rewritten, without change of content, in the form of the German Basic Law:

  • The WP and NYT stress that Jordan's courthouse-steps affirmation of his friendship with President Clinton was mighty reassuring to the White House.

  • Wade would deserve a little louder affirmation that that."

  • It called this a "spectacular" affirmation of Europe's desire "to exist by itself, without the help of the United States," going far beyond present forms of military cooperation among European countries.

  • It served also, as Cotgrave notes, to enforce an affirmation, as in Ouy dea , dis je; Yes, forsooth, say I.

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