Sentence Examples


  • At the same time he scandalized the world by his riotous living and undignified familiarities.
  • Of Sinai), trousers being considered undignified even for men.
  • He engaged in a foolish and undignified struggle with Crebillon (not fils), a rival set up against him by Madame de Pompadour, but a dramatist who, in part of one play, Rhadamiste et Zenobie, has struck a note of tragedy in the grand Cornelian strain, which Voltaire could never hope to echo.
  • His chief defects as a historian are want of imagination and an undignified familiarity of style, which, however, at least preserves his history from the dulness by which lack of imagination is usually accompanied.
  • Johnson took a prominent and undignified part in the congressional campaign of 1866, in which his policies were voted down by the North.