Example sentences for: distanced

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

  • You write:"The APA distanced itself from the study, noting the association's long record of fighting pedophilia and insisting that the article does not mitigate the illegality and immorality of pedophilia."

  • Once back in Hamburg, they distanced themselves from conspicuous extremists like Zammar, whom they knew attracted unwanted attention from the authorities.

  • (The conventional wisdom on the 18 th -century painter: He was said to be "a decadent ally of aristocratic taste"--Solomon; "an advocate of pomposity, cynicism, and costume drama"--Francis Haskell, New York Review of Books .) Hughes sees new levels of wit in Tiepolo's paintings: "[T]he distanced, self-aware theatrics of his style--his parade of visual language as a source of delight--make him look modern."

  • And an Irish government official, recently in the United States for a symposium on the famine, has refuted Pataki's description of the famine and distanced the Irish government from the New York law.

  • Elena, a course of radiation treatments for breast cancer behind her, has distanced herself from her dying mother, her rich ex-husband, her resentful daughter.


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