Examples of epiphany in a Sentence
- Invention has its own algorithm: genius, obsession, serendipity, and epiphany in some unknowable combination. —Malcolm Gladwell, New Yorker, 12 May 2008
- One day, a New York composer met an expert on Asian domesticated elephants, and together they reached some sort of freakish epiphany and decided to see if elephants could learn to play music. —Jon Pareles, New York Times, 5 Jan. 2002
- One epiphany came when a dozen engineers in northern New Mexico saw a lone, fading Xerox paper carton bobbing in a swamp of old motor oil at the bottom of a pit. —Michelle Conlin, Business Week, 1 Nov. 1999
Seeing her father again when she was an adult was an epiphany that changed her whole view of her childhood.
Recent Examples of epiphany from the Web
The experience led to an epiphany that inspired Wilder's dedication to the new program, as well as her work at Ark Animal Clinic.
Assuming Justin didn't have a sudden epiphany about love after hugging a palm tree, could Justin be hinting that his feelings are only growing for Selena Gomez?
Oscar nominee James Cromwell says his epiphany that the world is too cruel to animals came in 1975 while the actor was on a cross-country trip on his motorcycle.
This moment was about re-visioning — an epiphany challenging me — us — to see something new.
Kent matured at the plate, suddenly able to hit for both average and power after altering his stance by holding his hands higher—an epiphany that came from watching Edgar Martinez.
Jeff Greer/Louisville Courier Journal There was no eureka moment, no grand epiphany that woke up Louisville late in Saturday's 71-62 win over rival Indiana at the KFC Yum Center.
My epiphany came on the ride home after I had visited Notre Dame.
Many of us have had a similar epiphany while listening to In Rainbows.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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