1.1A decisively indicative test: opposition to the nomination became a litmus test for political support of candidates
More example sentences
- Under the Federal Guidelines of 1971, statistical representation became the litmus test of discrimination.
- By the 1900s, it had become the litmus test of public health among the medical profession and the urban middle class.
- When sex becomes the litmus test of morality, when we focus disproportionate attention on sexual sin, we do harm by omission.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: lit·mus test
Definition of litmus test in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.