Example sentences for: airless

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

  • The New York Times ' Michiko Kakutani comes down the hardest, turning in a scathing review in which she calls the book "an airless, tedious production" that "represents a sharp falling off in ambition, nuance and vision from Mr. Wallace's previous works of fiction."

  • In this airless setting, nothing seems truly at stake--with the possible exception of Cage's artistic soul, which has been sold to Jerry Bruckheimer, the surviving half of the team that brought you Flashdance (1983), Top Gun (1986), and last summer's The Rock . Here is Cage, a noble convict, swollen pectorals pumping as he runs from an exploding airplane hangar in slow motion, looking every bit as credible as Lou Ferrigno's Incredible Hulk.

  • As in Career Girls , scenes are reduced to a single shot, a single tableau, but LaBute's compositions are rigid and airless: they call attention to their own wit, and to the fact that the characters' destinies are fixed.

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