Example sentences for: pedestrian

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

  • During rearing, holding, and testing, test organisms should be shielded from external disturbances such as rapidly changing light conditions (especially salmonids) and pedestrian traffic.

  • Racial profiling is when police use race as a reason to search someone's car or to frisk a pedestrian.

  • Top 100 lists and Oscars are simply a rather formal, inevitably somewhat pedestrian method of evaluation.

  • Some critics continue to deride his mammoth tomes as hopelessly pedestrian, with "the formulaic plots and the formulaic prose and the formulaic leap to the top of the best-seller list" (the New York Times ). Most critics grudgingly praise Michener's prolificacy, breezy prose, and extensive research, while gleefully bashing the snobbery of his highbrow bashers.

  • In one such case--a presidential press conference at which reporters supposedly bombard him and President Clinton with nasty questions, none of which appears in the White House transcript (the actual questions were quite pedestrian)--he makes no changes.


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