Example sentences for: dependency

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

  • The same is true of heroin consumption, which may readily develop into a condition of dependency in which the addict may enjoy the illusion of freely choosing not a hole bored in his ear but rather numerous telltale holes bored in his veins.

  • This can encourage complacency, artistic mediocrity, welfare dependency, and the rest--which may be why fans say the best American operas companies are now of higher quality and consistency than the best continental ones.

  • The Karnofsky scale emphasizes physical performance and dependency; it is a descriptive, ordinal scale that ranges from 100 (good health) to 0 (dead).

  • Unlike the novelist, who invents (supposedly) his characters, or the historian, who grapples with a populous cast, the biographer enters into a curious intimacy with the person being written about, a relationship charged with ambivalence, resentment, love, dependency, and all the myriad other emotions that crowd in whenever we allow ourselves to become intimate with another.

  • Since then, the African-American dependency rate has plummeted 34 percent.


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