: causing people to think seriously about something
a thought-provoking article

Examples of thought-provoking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This thought-provoking discussion exemplifies the intersection of science, space exploration, and the promise of a future beyond our planet. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Nov. 2023 Our thanks to David Boreanaz and the entire cast and crew for bringing this phenomenal and thought-provoking series to life. Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Nov. 2023 For the deep thinker This seminal book is a thought-provoking gift for any sci-fi fan or existential thinker. Angela Ledgerwood,, 28 Oct. 2023 Their intricate and thought-provoking designs have set them apart from the crowd, earning them a reputation as a designer with boundless potential. Essence, 27 Oct. 2023 Through elements such as graffiti, pop art, and street culture, this New York native has created thought-provoking pieces inspired by his life, experiences, and Hip-Hop. Okla Jones, Essence, 24 Oct. 2023 Because the Milky Way’s visible material hasn’t disappeared, one easy—and especially thought-provoking—way to explain this result is that far less dark matter is floating around than previously believed. Adam Mann, Scientific American, 11 Oct. 2023 The results are immersive, delightfully discursive – and thought-provoking. Erin Douglass, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Oct. 2023 For many, fall symbolizes a time of transition, and one of the best ways to prepare for change is to immerse yourself in some entertaining and thought-provoking books. Okla Jones, Essence, 12 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Thought-provoking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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