Sentence Examples


  • An attack of illness in November 1900 seriously impaired his health.
  • The authority of the pontificate was seriously impaired by these circumstances.
  • Albania, the traditional claim of France to protect Roman Catholics in the Ottoman Empire has been greatly impaired by the non-religious character of the Republic. Like Italy, she is now regarded by Eastern Catholics with distrust as an enemy of the Holy Father.
  • The Ob-Yenisei canal is ready for use, but its actual usefulness is impaired by the scarcity of water in the smaller streams forming part of the system.
  • The national credit was so seriously impaired abroad that foreign loans could only be obtained at ruinous rates of interest.