Sentence Examples

  • The propriety of this extended use is open to question and is denied by some logicians.
  • They broke the chain of authority, without, however, recognizing the propriety of toleration.
  • Afterwards all four states, with several others, accepted the invitation of Austria to consider the propriety of re-establishing the Confederation.
  • They refuted him easily on many specific points, but carefully abstained from discussing the real question, at issue, namely the propriety of free inquiry.
  • The Local Government Board must make inquiry into the propriety of allowing the lands to be taken, and the power to acquire the lands compulsorily can only be conferred by means of a provisional order confirmed by parliament.