Examples of reckoning in a Sentence
I was more than $10 off in my reckoning.
When the day of reckoning comes, we will have to face some unpleasant truths.
Our football team hardly comes into the reckoning.
Because of his injury, he is out of the reckoning.
The team is still in the reckoning.
Recent Examples of reckoning from the Web
Congressional hearings are often a time of reckoning when the nation's troubles can be distilled in a few, short dramatic sentences broadcast to the nation.
In troubled times, or in times of reckoning and turmoil, everything is thrown into high relief.
In light of this reckoning, Judy will resonate more than ever.
Australia’s universities are in the early phases of a reckoning.
Brown has for years been engaged in a powerful reckoning with its own complicated history with slavery.
At the Golden Globes in January, still in the thick of #MeToo’s unpredictable beginnings, the broadcast felt full of moments of radical reckoning happening in real time.
No one knows exactly how the film academy plans to handle this moment of reckoning during the ceremony on March 4, but, with Affleck stepping down, one of the biggest questions has been answered.
The Brexit probe is part of a broader reckoning that Facebook, Twitter Inc. and Google’s YouTube are facing globally, as governments come to grips with the companies’ far-reaching influence on society, as well as vulnerability to manipulation.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'reckoning.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of reckoning
RECKONING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reckoning for English Language Learners
: the act of calculating the amount of something
: the time when your actions are judged as good or bad and you are rewarded or punished
: the act of judging something
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up reckoning? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).