Example sentences for: ivory-tower

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

  • One glaring weakness of "deconstruction" (a method of literary criticism long favored by the academic ivory-tower elite) is that it often searches for meaning in a comparison where, in reality, there is none.

  • It adds, with smug ivory-tower certainty, “The singular is, of course, medium.”

  • Its laughs are as crude as the chuckles of "little boys sniggering over National Geographic " (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). Others say its digs at ivory-tower credulousness and Dreyfuss' turn as a neurotic professor make it "too funny to ignore" (David Denby, New York ). (The trailer is available here.)

  • Now, these are not issues that ivory-tower libertarians would ignore.


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