Sentence Examples


  • The institution had fallen into a state of lamentable inefficiency.
  • In the summer of 1850, however, a lamentable accidenta fall from his horsedeprived the country of the services of its great statesman.
  • Portugal in a lamentable state of decadence which dated from the preceding age.
  • For the first six years of this lamentable period Burke was actively employed in stimulating, informing and guiding the patrician chiefs of his party.
  • The subject was referred to many committees for inquiry, and it was shown that there was a lamentable want of uniformity in the enforcement of legal penalties.