Example sentences for: affirming

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

  • Above all, said Harkin, Rehnquist was affirming that the Senate "can take into account not just the facts and the law, but the public good ...

  • Those works are presumably meant to be Realist and Symbolist (respectively) allusions to his homosexual identity, and Rauschenberg is chided for not publicly affirming the same.

  • But Barak's aides, while affirming that "no peace process shall prevail over the personal security of the people of Israel," rejected the premise that the former threatened the latter.

  • For all its comic exaggeration (almost no gangster or Freudian cliché is left unparodied), Analyze This ends up affirming the efficacy of psychoanalysis more than any picture since Spellbound (1945).

  • In the '20s and '30s, U.S. judges even issued court rulings affirming Santa Claus' existence.


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