Example sentences for: outlived

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

  • Having outlived his children and grand­children, he was succeeded by his five-year-old great-grandson, Louis XV.

  • By now, however, it has clearly outlived its usefulness.

  • A more plausible explanation is probably that Kazan, now 89, has outlived most of his antagonists and that the fury of the rest has lost its edge.

  • Saturday Night Live may be in the doldrums, Mad magazine may have outlived its usefulness, but parody thrives in the form of the Christian T-shirt.

  • The concept of la dolce vita easily outlived its introduction in the early ’60s, given today’s widening prosperity that has sustained and expanded the Italians’ enviable propensity for the sweet life.


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