Examples of conflation in a Sentence
the word “robustious” is probably a conflation of “robust” and “boisterous”
Recent Examples of conflation from the Web
In fact, the similarities between the Zohar and those canonical works run deep, especially in their conflation of romantic and spiritual quests.
Few have ever touched the fierce conflation of avant-garde with pop entertainment the way that Jones has consistently done since the 1970s -- and that continues into 2017.
So Diana wondered if she’d sometimes mutated, in his imagination, into the conflation and the cause of all his little castrations, the leering source of everything that smote and failed him.
If Rubchinskiy and Gvasalia are dressing us as members of the proletariat, Sergeenko’s clothes are an odd conflation of peasants and princesses — the garb of the former with the price tags of the latter.
The consensus in the U.K. that something had to be done to help refugees, particularly children, had fallen apart after the Nice attack and the conflation, in its wake, of terrorists and refugees.
Michael Keaton and Jenna Bush Hager in separate instances mis-identified the movie as Hidden Fences, in an unfortunate conflation of two big, year-end films with predominately black casts.
Sometimes shows deal with the conflict between family and crime, and sometimes shows embrace the crime-family conflation, but rarely does a show begin and end with the two being one and the same in about every way imaginable.
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