Denouement in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Denouement

the ending of a literary work, musical composition, or a sequence of actions

Examples of Denouement in a sentence

The film ended with a denouement that left the audience speechless.  🔊

Because the book’s denouement left some unanswered questions, the author is currently writing a sequel.  🔊

In a sad denouement to a perfect love story, the groom left the bride at the altar.  🔊

In the writer’s first novel, the denouement was abrupt and unbelievable and left readers wondering if the story even had an ending.  🔊

The play’s denouement saw the main character die tragically just before the curtain fell.  🔊

After being in the jury room for weeks, we were anxious for the denouement of the trial.  🔊

Julie often gazes at a book’s denouement to see if she likes the ending before reading the entire tale.  🔊

While I do not want to ruin the story for you, you should know the hero’s brother dies in the denouement.  🔊

After hearing the orchestra’s denouement of the evening’s final number, the audience stood and applauded.  🔊

As in all fairy tales, the boy and the girl become a couple at the denouement.  🔊

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