Example sentences for: defies

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

  • History defies laws.

  • This is stuff that defies analysis.

  • Post's reporting suggests that Indian motivations are not crystal clear, with one senior aide to Prime Minister Vajpayee quoted as saying that the tests were scheduled a month ago and were not intended as a rebuff to international criticism, while another stated, "The news of the day is: India defies world opinion."

  • The trouble was that while "heroic rebel defies orthodoxy" is a story so good that nobody even tries to check it out, "guy makes minor contribution to well-established field, proclaims himself its founder" is so boring as to be unpublishable.

  • This defies all probabilities.

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