Example sentences for: defiance

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

  • In the end, his nostalgia for fuzzy critters results in an act of defiance against his corporate boss: He throws biotech and science to the wind and helps the man-apes flee into the wilderness.

  • Jane and Mary's dependence and deference as they maneuver for Owens' attention (and money), Owens' domineering response to his "family," Olivia's defiance of Owens at the end--all are presumably meant to suggest, with due irony, that in America, plus ça

  • 2) Louis Farrakhan opened his world "friendship" tour by visiting Iraq in defiance of the U.S. government's objections.

  • In the revolutionary age of free jazz, with its joyful defiance of form and radical embrace of pure sound, the Davis quintet seemed just a bit too polished.

  • All too often, he finds, they have failed to do so, preferring the invocation of Arab unity and anti-Western defiance to dealing with the political realities of the Middle East.


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