Example sentences for: outstripped

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

  • Other sectors of the economy — timber, fisheries, mining, and construction — ground to a halt as production outstripped demand.

  • Since the Renaissance, science has outstripped faith, and Templeton views this as a great tragedy.

  • The press in Britain agreed that Churchill had anyway far outstripped Adolf Hitler in artistic talent.

  • But Sears Roebuck and Co. outstripped Montgomery Ward in the 1890s.

  • "Inappropriate" easily outstripped "evil," a word that appeared in the Congressional Record a mere 250 times, though--William Bennett, Gertrude Himmelfarb, and other denouncers of moral relativism take note-- it still lagged behind "wrong," which appeared in excess of 999 times (the CR search engine doesn't count beyond three digits).


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