Example sentences for: altogether

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

  • George Washington was virtuous, but was virtuousness altogether a good thing?

  • However, once the endonuclease is lost the intron containing allele becomes more likely to be replaced with an allele that has lost the intron altogether and the cycle of invasion and successive loss begins anew.

  • A proposal to ban knives altogether in 1993 had been rejected because small cutting implements were difficult to detect and the number of innocent "alarms" would have increased significantly, exacerbating congestion problems at checkpoints.

  • Cato takes pride in having been instrumental, when he was 30 years old, in establishing certain clubs in Rome, "and therefore I used to dine with these companions--in an altogether moderate way, yet with a certain ardor appropriate to my age, which, as time goes on, daily mitigates my zest for every pleasure."

  • Moreover, if this were a coherent policy, then newspapers should ban the use of "not" altogether, since dropping it always carries this same risk.


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