in marked contrast to

idiom

: very different from
His current friendly manner is in marked contrast to his usual behavior.

Examples of in marked contrast to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Israeli response to the Hamas proposal, submitted via mediators, was in marked contrast to past instances during the nearly nine-month-old war in Gaza, when Israel said conditions attached by the militant Islamist group were not acceptable. Nidal Al-Mughrabi, USA TODAY, 5 July 2024 There were fewer than 300 deaths, in marked contrast to the more than 11,000 from 2014 to 2016. Adam Nossiter, New York Times, 22 Apr. 2024 The references to Iraq pervading the night were in marked contrast to the awards shows so far this season, when — after two years in which the war in Ukraine was acknowledged at nearly every ceremony — the conflict between Israel and Hamas has gone mostly unmentioned. Sarah Bahr, New York Times, 8 Mar. 2024 Since 1945, there have been very few successful acts of aggression of this sort, in marked contrast to before then, when borders around the world changed hands routinely because of war and conquest. Fareed Zakaria, Foreign Affairs, 12 Dec. 2023 See all Example Sentences for in marked contrast to 

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