Technicality in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Technicality

an extremely specific piece of information that is typically used to win an argument or make a judgment

Examples of Technicality in a sentence

The eager young job applicant didn't think that she would be refused the job for a simple technicality like forgetting to sign the bottom of her non-disclosure document, but she was wrong. 🔊

The serial killer was acquitted of his crimes because of a pesky legal technicality. 🔊

Most wouldn't believe that a small technicality like a wrinkled jacket could affect how a person is perceived but to a bystander it seems lazy and unprofessional. 🔊

The lawyer won his case based on a technicality he found buried in the oldest Kentucky laws. 🔊

The student with a perfect SAT score was forced to forfeit her 1600 because of a technicality she failed to note before entering the testing room. 🔊

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