Example sentences for: all-pervasive

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

  • The speed and number of the images--blink once, and you'll miss two--make tobacco marketing seem demonic, all-pervasive.

  • Just as court ritual is still colored by the ancient customs of pre-Muslim Malaya, so a mild-mannered Sunnite version of the Muslim religion is often seasoned, amid this all-pervasive nature, with a generous spoonful of the more ancient beliefs of animist medicine-men.

  • Although meat eating is now considered commonplace, it is still strongly associated with the cosmopolitan, “Western” lifestyle that has such all-pervasive appeal in modern Japanese society.

  • For Japan is truly a kaleidoscope of lifestyles and images, local cultures and beliefs: the rice farmers in rural heartlands and the subway millions of teeming Tokyo; the Zen Buddhist monks and the fad-obsessed teenaged fashion victims; the solemn temple ceremony or the hellish din of the pachinko parlor; exquisite temple architecture or all-pervasive soulless concrete apartment buildings.

  • Hong Kong and Macau present what are probably the most egregious examples of all-pervasive linguistic symbiosis on a daily basis, Singlish ubiquitous in the former, (e.g. ba shi bus; de shi taxi), Portusinese in the latter.


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