Contretemps in a Sentence  πŸ”‰

Definition of Contretemps

an ill-timed or humiliating incident

Examples of Contretemps in a sentence

1. Falling in the school cafeteria was a contretemps the shy girl would never forget.  πŸ”‰

2. Because I suffer from severe anxiety, I view every mistake I make as a life-ending contretemps. πŸ”‰

3. The illegal border crossing is a contretemps that could stall the signing of the peace treaty. πŸ”‰

4. Since Officer Smith often brags about his alertness, he knows his fellow officers won’t let him forget the contretemps of having his police car stolen. πŸ”‰

5. A malfunctioning stove was a contretemps the chef didn’t need right before the dinner rush. πŸ”‰

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