Example sentences for: descriptive

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

  • At sunset these mountains are sometimes suffused with a rosy glow that some romantis souls like to think could have inspired the descriptive name.

  • Nominal P values should be regarded as descriptive because no formal null hypothesis was prespecified and no type I error probability can be indicated.

  • However, this one was seen by perhaps half the people on the planet, so it's hard to justify the lengthy descriptive articles that are so prominent today.

  • This case study is descriptive in character

  • We are descriptive of the usages we accept and prescriptive—perhaps proscriptive would be more descriptive—of those we do not like.


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