Usage examples for consensus

  1. I hope we can have a constructive bipartisan dialogue this year to build a consensus which will lead eventually to the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. Let us not, therefore, hesitate to oppose this utterance of Peter, which cites the consensus of the prophets, to ever so many legions of the Sententiaries. – The Apology of the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon
  3. Longinus tells us that an unassailable verdict upon the sublime must be the consensus of different ages, pursuits, tastes and walks in life. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  4. There is a certain consensus of opinion as to what properly comes under the title, even among those who differ widely as to what is the proper definition of philosophy. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton