Example sentences for: outlived

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

  • The Celtic tongue, later to be overwhelmed by Anglo-Saxon, contained only a few Latin words, most of them place names and none of legal import, outlived the occupation.

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

  • Other critics say the play has "outlived [its] raciness" (David Patrick Stearns, USA Today ). Although La Ronde was banned at the turn of the century, nowadays its account of sexual encounters among various characters (all played by Kidman and her co-star Iain Glen) seems pretty tame.

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

  • 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.

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