Sentence Examples


  • The institution had fallen into a state of lamentable inefficiency.
  • 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.
  • Portugal in a lamentable state of decadence which dated from the preceding age.
  • These notices do not, for the most part, square particularly well with the fragmentary British narrative that can be patched together from Gildass lamentable book, or the confused story of Nennius.
  • In the summer of 1850, however, a lamentable accidenta fall from his horsedeprived the country of the services of its great statesman.