Sentence Examples


  • The war proved disastrous for Venice.
  • Economically and socially the crusades had disastrous effects upon the Jews.
  • Though a king, Bruce had not yet a kingdom, and his efforts to obtain it were disastrous failures until after the death of Edward I.
  • Early in 1877 the disastrous war with Russia followed.
  • He seized the first opportunity of annexing Saluzzo, which had been lost to Savoy in the last two reigns, and renewed the disastrous policy of his grandfather Charles III.