Palimpsest in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Palimpsest

a thing which displays evidence of the alteration it has experienced

Examples of Palimpsest in a sentence

While the tradition has changed over time, it is still a palimpsest of our family’s history. 🔊

The town is constantly changing, and as such, it can be viewed as a frequently altered palimpsest. 🔊

Though the downtown area has been modernized, the architecture of the buildings still represents a palimpsest of the town’s history. 🔊

It’s evident from the faint lines beneath the original text the scribes used the parchment over and over again as a palimpsest. 🔊

Because the government agent was expecting a secret message, he knew the letter was a palimpsest that contained a veiled meaning. 🔊

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