Example sentences for: deem

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

  • But when she's on, Byatt's writing "leaps and pirouettes, shimmies and shivers" (Gabriella Stern, the Wall Street Journal ) and has an "aura of extravagant ingenuity" (David Barber, the Boston Globe ). A few find the tales a bit too similar--there is a theme throughout of the conflict between the warm southern temperament and the cold northern one--but most deem the sameness unimportant when the writing is so superb.

  • A story says that many astronomers now deem Pluto too small to be a planet and want it reclassified as a large asteroid.

  • In 1974, the PLO renounced its support of terrorism, causing the Arab League, a council of the governments of 20 Arabic-speaking countries, to deem it the official representative of the Palestinians.

  • Some deem it the "funniest new series of the 1997-98 season" ( People ). They like its topical humor and cameos by such politicos as Richard Gephardt and Robert Reich.

  • An accompanying poll finds that 48 percent of respondents think the Clintons' relationship is "a practical business and political relationship," while 18 percent deem it "a loving marriage that has troubles."


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