Examples of reckoning in a Sentence
I was more than 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
Microsoft has become the latest company dragged into the tech industry’s ethical reckoning over the use of its products by government agencies.
That reckoning spoke not only to Philbin’s aesthetic but to a provocative instinct that art should define its era, challenge its politics and resonate with a truth that can startle and illuminate.
But for Mitchell, this was also a time for reckoning.
At this year's James Beard Foundation Awards — the Oscars of food, as they're known — women and chefs of color took home a historic number of awards in a reckoning not unlike the one that swept through the actual Oscars last year.
Throughout, The Staircase maintains a limpid clarity that leaves open the possibility of both Michael Peterson’s perfect innocence and total complicity, which puts the viewer in the awful, fugue-like gray area of constant reckoning.
Even before #MeToo prompted a reckoning among women over abuse, harassment, and gender discrimination, the pageant‘s ratings were down in both 2017 and 2016.
Whatever its level, that number needs to be fed into a reckoning of the costs and benefits of speed.
An Indictment of The #MeToo Movement's Reach After Harvey Weinstein’s ousting in the fall and the subsequent explosion of the #MeToo movement, Woody Allen had a second reckoning.
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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
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