Example sentences for: defilement

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

  • But the very notion of incest-- the last taboo --unhinges readers, and they transfer blame onto Harrison, in effect accusing her of having engineered her own defilement.

  • Ken Bode, moderator of PBS' journalists round-table, Washington Week in Review , spelled out the case for defilement right after the story broke that big-time campaign money would get you booked overnight with Honest Abe.

  • T he Mummy is a debauchery but not a true defilement: Mummy movies don't constitute an especially glorious cinematic legacy.

  • The instrument of Jacqueline du Pré's defilement is A Genius in the Family , a memoir by Hilary du Pré and their brother, Piers (who gets all but lost in the transfer to film).

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