Engender in a Sentence

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Definition of Engender

to cause a feeling or attitude to exist

Use Engender in a sentence

  1. The restaurant hoped the act of giving out free ice cream would engender customer loyalty.

  2. By revealing the president’s secrets, the reporter hoped to engender feelings of distrust among the public.

  3. Although I do not like my ex-husband, I would never want my opinion to engender my children to dislike their father.

  4. Some people believe violent video games engender feelings of hostility in young people.

  5. Watching wealthy CEOs fly about in private jets does not engender public empathy towards big business.

  6. The best teachers are those who engender their students to believe in their own successes.

  7. The cult leader tried to engender a fear of society among his followers.

  8. Sadly, the heartbroken girl had to learn that love does not always engender love from others.

  9. While the cancer commercials are not visually appealing, the government hopes they will engender a negative attitude towards smoking.

  10. Hopefully, the recent gun violence in our country will engender politicians to take action on gun reform.

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Engender synonyms

produce, generate, create, cause, result in, provoke, bring about, spawn

Engender antonyms

destroy, halt, stop