Example sentences for: decried

How can you use “decried” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The nation more or less collectively decried Hitler's plan to kill off the mentally and physically disabled.

  • In an editorial Thursday, the Times of London decried the chaos afflicting international diplomacy over Kosovo, "with meetings scheduled and cancelled within hours, statements issued and promptly retracted, statesmen announcing their arrival in capitals unprepared to greet them, and leaders trying to keep telephone track of the Balkan imbroglio while locked into campaigns and duties thousands of miles away."

  • Thornburgh stated that “he did not favor a `willy-nilly' U.S. military commitment” in Latin America and Cheney “decried ...

  • For weeks afterward, his former aide and current foreign minister issued a pro-Serbian, anti-NATO line and decried claims of anti-Albanian atrocities as defamatory.

  • Conservative critics such as Jed Perl and Hilton Kramer, who predictably have decried the motorcycle exhibit, might reflect upon the fact that the populist approach it represents grew out of the Mapplethorpe-National Endowment for the Arts controversy of the late 1980s--which they started.


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