Example sentences for: involuntary

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

  • Yet one such piece of federal red tape has escaped the criticism it deserves: the 13th Amendment to the Constitution ("Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude ...

  • If we think of the prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude as an affirmation of autonomy, then the passive sentence of the Thirteenth Amendment could be rewritten, without change of content, in the form of the German Basic Law:

  • Coach Dick Vermeil of the St. Louis Rams is quoted saying this about a linebacker charged last week with involuntary manslaughter in a crash in which the other driver died: "I think it'll be good for him to get back and get with his teammates and get going again."

  • Terry Nichols was convicted of conspiracy and involuntary manslaughter but acquitted of first-degree murder in the Oklahoma City bombing.

  • 19 A third voice holds, much in line with the argument of this book, that the potential ambit of “involuntary servitude” includes all forms of employment and labor that are unjust and oppressive.


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