Example sentences for: indicative

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

  • It just hit me a few minutes ago when I was in the study repainting the red walls a redder red--a project that I estimate will take me approximately 21 painting hours since there also are 28 bookshelves and the back of each will need three coats since red paint streaks so badly--that the way we flit around from topic to topic here (and at our real breakfast table) is indicative of a bigger problem in how we live our lives.

  • ' Indicative also is familiarity with pocket , originally a `measure of hops or the bag in which they were carried,' now used exclusively of potatoes, and nointer a `scapegrace or mischievous person.

  • The NYT views the whole quixotic episode as indicative of Weld's ulterior pursuit of some other greater political goal--either a senate or presidential bid down the road--a claim the paper makes both in its news story and in an editorial.

  • The Washington Post leads with the cancellation of D.C.'s biggest private New Year's Eve celebration, which the paper takes as indicative of a nationwide veer away from partying and toward cocooning on the big night.

  • The name of this town is indicative of two things.

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