Example sentences for: deflected

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

  • By focusing attention on tone, it has deflected attention from content.

  • "The shouting about Patrick Buchanan's defense of American isolationism in World War II," Zelikow writes, "has deflected attention from the real task: Defeat the ideas, not the man."

  • A small skin incision was made in the knee and the patella deflected.

  • "As the process enters a crucial phase, the Government believes that President Clinton will keep Mrs. Kennedy Smith on as Ambassador and will not be deflected by the attacks."

  • Let us modify the device such that the cannonball, after hitting the paddle wheel and setting it spinning, is deflected downward onto the ground and digs a long shallow groove in the dirt, with high sides due to the displaced dirt.

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