Example sentences for: deflated

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

  • But the scare was deflated by reports that 1) air-traffic controllers and the 727 crew bore the blame for the first incident; 2) the pilot who alleged the second incident still hasn't filed a report; and 3) near-collision reports between military and civilian planes have actually fallen sharply in this decade.

  • An exciting game and watchable halftime show deflated the perennial gripes with Super Sunday, leaving critics only the overhyped, overpriced commercials to kvetch about.

  • Although Philip Morris is an enormously profitable company, its stock price has remained relatively deflated, because investors were so concerned that the company might lose a massive class action lawsuit somewhere down the road.

  • Diabetes, cardiovascular problems, and penile injuries (more than 100,000 whacked in bike accidents have been permanently deflated, according to the medical literature) all prevent men from mustering a swelling.

  • Founder Jeff Bezos has promised investors and employees a retail revolution, but Amazon's stock price and lofty ideals may be deflated by competition, overvaluation, and all the old-economy difficulties of the retail trade.


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