Example sentences for: defiantly

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

  • Despite a referendum vote by its citizens against separatism two years earlier, Québec was defiantly the only province not to sign the new constitution, feeling its cultural specificity had not been guaranteed.

  • As another of Pierce's partners, Ving Rhames talks into the radio like a toasty-voiced DJ ("Big Daddy Marcus is alive") and strides through his scenes with an unlit cigar in his mouth, defiantly proclaiming his potency.

  • They're half-right: The movie is a collision between inspiration and tastelessness, between the defiantly quirky and the wholesomely homogenized.

  • Right away we're meant to think of Hester Prynne's big scarlet A, imposed by the godly community, which she defiantly embellished with gold thread.

  • For true instinct, you must turn to Mike Figgis, an English director ( Leaving Las Vegas , 1995, One Night Stand , 1997) who's defiantly not a player and whose pixilated, semi-autobiographical, semi-allegorical The Loss of Sexual Innocence would not have got past the mall focus groups that evidently embraced Instinct . It nearly didn't get past the screening that I caught at Manhattan's indie-friendly Angelika Film Center, which was marked by uneasy throat clearing and lots of walkouts.

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