Example sentences for: affirming

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

  • A decade later, he has entered the scene again, dressed now in the finery of the Euro-American, a pitiable white who can't find his heritage but doesn't want to get left behind in the parade of affirming identities.

  • 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.

  • In the milieu of contemporary multiculturalism, that sort of illogic can be affirming.

  • They are mistakes at sentence level rather than word level; prosodic rather than lexical mistakes; mistakes of stress, intonation, and syntactic segmenting: in effect, accentuating the wrong word or syllable, modulating the pitch incorrectly (a rising rather than falling tone, say, or a questioning rather than affirming tone), and pausing in the wrong place.


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