Example sentences for: defiance

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

  • But they have failed to foresee a collision between this message and their defiance in the antitrust case.

  • On this spot on the orders of Venizélos, the Greek flag was raised in defiance of talks taking place among the major European powers about the fate of Crete.

  • Emphatic negative retort expressing condemnation, defiance, hostility, opposition, refusal, rejection: As civilians we'll have to get used to using “No thanks!”

  • The Los Angeles Times reported that many observers had expected the IRA to commit such an attack as a final gesture of defiance before slinking back to a cease-fire.

  • If, on the other hand, I turn round and do it to you, it probably means that I am turning in heroic defiance, wheeling in righteous indignation, turning on my tormentors.

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