verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of engender
OTHER WORDS FROM engenderen·gen·der·er, nounen·gen·der·ment, nounun·en·gen·dered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for engender
Many of our dreams may feel strange and meaningless, but a surprising number of them seem to engender in us a strong sense of their importance.
At the same time, dreaming creates narratives that unfold in our minds across time and allows us to experience the thoughts, sensations, and emotions engendered by those narratives.
The first hurdle is engendering confidence in the vaccine development process.How to Build Trust in Covid-19 Vaccines - Issue 93: Forerunners|Ramanan Laxminarayan, Susan Fitzpatrick, & Simon Levin|December 9, 2020|Nautilus
That is what it is about, engendering compromise and moderation.
The initial response by many on Twitter to Facebook’s announcements was decidedly skeptical, reflecting the deep levels of mistrust the company has engendered after years of privacy scandals and a reluctance to police its platforms.Will Facebook’s QAnon crackdown succeed? What people are saying so far|Jeff|August 20, 2020|Fortune
His policies helped engender the rise of an intolerant and severe nationalism that conflates piety with patriotism.Why So Many Pakistanis Hate Their Nobel Peace Prize Winner|Chris Allbritton|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many of the corporations affected by counterfeiting engender a widespread lack of sympathy and trust in the general public.
King: We must expunge from our society the myths and half-truths that engender such groundless fears as these.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.|Alex Haley|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But their point is to show how strong Putin is rather than engender competition.
Moreover, it will engender even greater dissatisfaction among the population.
The air grows heavy and seems to engender invisible beings, who have life and whose presence can be felt.The Road to Damascus|August Strindberg
There are, however, two motives which engender this belief and give form and colour to the ideas and emotions springing from them.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
Also, whether the Monsters are endowed with reasonable Souls; and whether the Devils can engender; is here briefly discussed.
He was utterly without that didactic pedantry which yachting has a fatal tendency to engender in men who profess it.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
It is the effect of marriage to engender in several directions some of the reserve it annihilates in one.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy