Sentence Examples


  • More likely Clara wanted to ask questions, but if she said no it might be construed as unfriendly.
  • Egmont and Hoorn refused to do anything that might be construed into disloyalty; in these circumstances William felt that the time had come to provide for his personal safety.
  • The Pentecostal inspiration has been construed as a providential antithesis to the confusion of tongues - an idea which Grotius expressed in the words: "Poena linguarum dispersit homines; donum linguarum dispersos in unum populum collegit."
  • But " philosophy of religion " can be construed in many different ways.
  • Those Ideas according to which all reality is objectively shaped - and therefore too, as a modern would add, subjectively construed - include the idea of the Good, which Plato identifies with God.

How would you define construed? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus