Sentence Examples


  • His character was at once authoritative and weak.
  • Their own church's authoritative teachings are concerned.
  • The text of Ibelin became a textus receptus - but it also became overlaid by glosses, for it was used as authoritative in the kingdom of Cyprus after the loss of the kingdom of Jerusalem, and it needed expounding.
  • Its independent value is small, but it sometimes fills a gap left by the more authoritative records.
  • This system, which for many years subsequently was regarded as authoritative, has been subjected to vigorous criticism by later economists, and it is perhaps not too much to say that it now possesses mainly an historical interest.