Example sentences for: invidious

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

  • To call Ms. a Media Event sounds less invidious than obvious.

  • Of course, comparisons don't get any more invidious than those between movies and their source novels, and critics should abjure the temptation.

  • Wolfe mocks the obsession with money and status, yet at the same time, his cleverest moments come from indulging in, not just exposing, invidious distinctions and superficial judgments.

  • Sex differences, she points out, offer no support to invidious stereotypes, are not a guideline for what is right, do not apply to every individual, and never justify the restriction of opportunity.

  • In 1756 Sir William Johnson wrote to the Lords of Trade, “I concluded this treaty by taking off the Petticoat, or that invidious name of Women, from the Delaware Nation which hath been imposed upon them by the Six Nations from the time they conquored them.”


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