3 Excellent Definition Essay Examples

Definition essay pro tips

1.Picking the right word

  • Has complex meaning
  • Disputable
  • Can mean different things to different people

2. Creating a catchy hook

  • The first sentence of the essay introduction
  • Relevant to the topic
  • Interesting and/or unexpected
  • Creative
  • Corresponds the style of the essay
  • Connects with the content of the introduction

3. Writing solid thesis statement

  • Be clear and concise
  • Reflect your point of view
  • Rely on the arguments in your essay
  • Be logically placed within the content of your introduction
  • Serve as a guideline for your whole essay, where every argument should be relevant for this thesis

4. Presenting conflicts and arguments

  • Present two or more points of view
  • Provide arguments that prove some points of view (that contradict your main idea/thesis statement) wrong
  • Compare and contrast different viewpoints
  • Provide examples if possible
  • Reflect your own perception and understanding of the term, highlight your own viewpoints
  • Summarize key points
  • Restate your thesis statement referring to key arguments
  • Make sure that your conclusion is relevant to introduction and body paragraphs
  • Avoid introducing new facts and findings
  • Reread your paper and check spelling, grammar, punctuation
  • Make sure that the main idea is referred to consistently throughout the whole essay
  • Make sure that you didn’t copy anything from other sources to avoid plagiarism, because it’s the best way of getting the lowest grade

Definition essay example 1 — Business ethics

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Definition essay example 2 — Emotional intelligence

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Definition essay example 3 — Cultural appropriation

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