Setback in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Setback

a reversal of progression

Examples of Setback in a sentence

The principal lost his job, creating a financial setback for a few months until he found another one.  🔊

Instead of viewing the poor grade as a setback in the class, the student focused on creating a comeback in the form of another A.  🔊

It was a minor setback for his weight loss effort when he stepped on the scale and realized he gained three pounds in one week.  🔊

The marathoner suffered a severe calf cramp in the ninetieth mile which resulted in a setback of his anticipated completion time.  🔊

The passengers experienced a setback when their flight was delayed due to snowy weather.  🔊

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