STEREOTYPE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of STEREOTYPE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  fixed and unvarying representation; conventional and oversimplified conception
Classic Sentence:
1  The lines of her body were long, clean and symmetrical; it was a body which occasionally fell into splendid poses; there was no suggestion of the trim, stereotyped fashion-plate about it.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  They have their stereotyped smile and their fashionable manner.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4
3  I have already heard much of you in Petersburg and wanted to get to know you, said she to Natasha with her stereotyped and lovely smile.
War and Peace 3 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  Many men feel their body shape doesn't live up to the stereotype of the ideal man.
2  He doesn't conform to/fit/fill the national stereotype of a Frenchman.
3  That this is a positive stereotype makes it no less a stereotype, and therefore unacceptable.
4  As a parent of two sons with Tourette syndrome, I have spent 10 years fighting this kind of stereotype while watching my children struggle for acceptance.
5  If only they were as adamant with completing school, getting employment and becoming a productive member of society rather than settling for living in terrible areas and falling into line with the stereotype.
6  She encapsulates the stereotyped image that the British have of Americans.
7  The stereotypical cowboy is a taciturn soul, answering lengthy questions with a "Yep" or "Nope.".
8  Dictionary definitions tend to show stereotypical patterns of usage.
9  This collection of stereotypes reads like it fell through a time warp from a couple of decades ago.
10  Such jokes tend to reinforce racial stereotypes.
11  Symbiotic relationships may involve an organism living on another, inside another, or organisms related by mutual stereotypic behaviors.