Example sentences for: disarming

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

  • He has a hearty, disarming manner, and expresses his enjoyment of the moment with body language that is fluid and comfortable.

  • His "encyclopedic" press conference (Mark Shields, NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ) was Issue 1, his midweek cancellation of the deadline for U.S. troop withdrawal from Bosnia was Issue 2, and his disarming chat at the White House with conservative critics of affirmative action ranked as Issue 3.

  • Viral proteins that suppress silencing by disarming the PTGS-based antiviral defense mechanism were discovered by plant virologists in 1998 (Anandalakshmi et al.

  • Mehta's writerly persona, a disarming mixture of the feline and the naive, is perfect for relating the little scandals that worried The New Yorker in the late '70s (plagiarism, frozen turbot), the drama of finding a worthy candidate to succeed the aging Shawn as editor, the purchase of the magazine by the evil Si Newhouse ("We all took fright") and the resultant plague of Gottliebs and Florios visited upon it, and what he sees as the final debacle: Tinaji.

  • In the right hands, it can be disarming (“The speculation has no foundation”), profound (“Death leaves a gap in the social structure”), echolatic (“Exit access is that part of a means of egress that leads to an entrance to an exit”), hortatory (“If we do nothing to change this country, we shall remain frozen in the status quo”).


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