Example sentences for: disobedience

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

  • Worried by the spread of his civil disobedience movement, the British jailed Gandhi in 1922 for two years.

  • As Roe took root, however, pro-choicers became defenders of the status quo, and pro-lifers resorted to protest-movement tactics such as civil disobedience.

  • He should have got sued, sure, and jail was entirely appropriate for this particular act of civil disobedience, but as an occasional customer of the Golden Arches (personally, I prefer Wendy's) and French-American dual national, it's splendid to see someone willing to take a risk for their principles now and then, particularly when it's a blow against a monolithic transnational corporation that built itself up by underpaying children who ought to be at home studying for the next day of school rather than learning the mysteries of deep-frying every night.

  • Similarly, the LAT reports that as many as 1,500 L.A. teachers say they may commit the "equivalent of educational civil disobedience" by not teaching in English.

  • Should we ask Microsoft Corp. to prove its bona fides as a media company by backing an act of journalistic civil disobedience?


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