Example sentences for: inoperative

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

  • Back to the speech: Clinton repeated that he had never asked anyone to lie, but USAT 's list of the administration's prior but now inoperative Lewinsky statements includes one made by Mike McCurry.

  • Thus, if the CR genes are silenced on these close-trimmed chromosomes, the implication is that generation of these chromosomes with inoperative genes is somehow useful to Oxytricha , perhaps adjusting the stoichiometry of expressed 81-locus genes.

  • Closely related to gobbledygook, but more malicious, is doublespeak . In 1973, the National Council of Teachers of English established a Committee on Public Doublespeak to help identify and stamp out evasive and obfuscating terminology slithering out of public sources, such as “uncontrolled contact with the ground” for “airplane crash” and “inoperative statement” for “lie.”

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...