Directly to word page Vague search(google)
Home > Defensive in a sentence

Defensive in a sentence

  up(1)  down(3)
Sentence count:241+10Posted:2016-07-19Updated:2020-07-24
Antonym: aggressiveoffensiveSimilar words: offensivedefenseextensivecomprehensivedefenderdefendantsensitiveoffenseMeaning: [-sɪv]  n. an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive'). adj. 1. intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack 2. attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing 3. serving as or appropriate for defending or protecting. 
Random good picture Not show
31. He tends to adopt a defensive posture towards new ideas.
32. The tone of the feminist speakers suggested they were adopting a rather defensive posture.
33. The two countries teamed together in an offensive and defensive alliance.
34. He did not once glance at his listeners and seemed fiercely defensive.
35. The military machine is ready to change its defensive posture to one prepared for action.
36. Her manner was oddly defensive, as he hadn't intended any criticism at all.
37. His advice was to be defensive and never admit to any inadequacy.
38. The team was thrown on the defensive as their opponents rallied.
39. Circumstances dictated that they played a defensive rather than attacking game.
40. Our troops took up defensive positions on high ground overlooking the river.
40. try its best to collect and build good sentences.
41. The rockets are a purely defensive measure against nuclear attack.
42. I'd always played a defensive game, waiting for my opponent to make a mistake.
43. Accusations are likely to put the other person on the defensive.
44. Once he's taken up a defensive attitude, it's difficult to persuade him that there's nothing to be afraid of.
45. Research involving the use of biological warfare agents will be used for defensive purposes.
46. Warnings of an enemy attack forced the troops onto the defensive.
47. Their questions about the money put her on the defensive.
48. The Colorado Buffaloes use a 3-4 defensive alignment.
49. The Bruins, in contrast, are a hard-checking, defensive team.
50. Brown blistered his players for their weak defensive game.
51. Why, Henry wondered, was he getting defensive about Wimbledon?
52. The two countries entered into a defensive alliance.
53. It was most useful in defensive positions.
54. The revamped defensive line showed real signs of improvement.
55. This straddle-leg stance is the basic defensive position.
56. We are not a good defensive team.
57. Ron Wyden, the Democratic candidate, on to the defensive.
58. Management was always in a defensive posture.
59. And lately, our defensive backs have responded with interceptions.
60. How reliable does the defensive system have to be?
More similar words: offensivedefenseextensivecomprehensivedefenderdefendantsensitiveoffensemassivetensionpensiondensityexclusiveexcessiveextensiondimensionintensityaggressiveimpressivedimensionsprogressiveexclusivelysensitivitycomprehensioncomprehensiblereferfenceoffenderdefinereference
Total 241, 30 Per page  2/9  «first  pre  next  last»  goto
Leave a comment
Welcome to leave a comment about this page!
Your name:
Latest commentsInto the comment page>>
More words