Example sentences for: deference

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

  • Furthermore, Republicans have done away with deference for a whole range of posts that touch upon contentious social issues, not just those involving civil rights.

  • An experienced Democratic fund-raiser sounded the lonely note in a New York Times op-ed that star-struck local pols have chickened out of the race in deference to a carpetbagger.

  • The new Democratic standard was that deference could no longer be expected, at least for jobs involving civil and human rights.

  • Out of deference to the pope, the state of Missouri postponed something until after he left St. Louis and returned to Rome.

  • All contenders show the requisite deference toward Anabolis, the goddess of steroids.


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