Example sentences for: defiance

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

  • The New York Times raises the possibility that Milosevic's defiance shows the bombing strategy was "fatally flawed" and adds that "NATO officials here are on the defensive, insisting day after day that it was not their bombing that sparked the Serbian attacks or the huge civilian forced exodus from Kosovo."

  • Another Post mystery: A brief inside item says that in defiance of State Department objections, five U.S. congressional staff members have visited Iraq on a fact-finding mission, the first such since the Gulf War.

  • Jean-Paul Sartre discovered something similar, although celebrating it rather than deploring it: Essential to the erotic is the body's defiance of design and control.

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

  • The Los Angeles Times leads with a French-led investment deal, supported by the French government, to develop a giant natural gas field in the Persian Gulf in direct defiance of American economic sanctions against Iran.

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