Example sentences for: decimated

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

  • Leaving behind only two men, the Somers party resumed their journey westward and finally landed at Jamestown, only to be greeted by a shock: illness, starvation, and Indian attacks had drastically decimated the colony.

  • Six million Poles lost their lives during World War II, and the Jewish population was decimated, reduced from 3 million to just a couple thousand.

  • After the entire area has decimated itself, some compliant commander in chief has to be in place to send in the troops to secure the oil if it's not too radioactive.

  • "They decimated my business; they decimated my catalogue, by luring me into this kind of complacently by lying to me.

  • The industry was decimated by the loss of many Jewish families who ran the major diamond houses, but a slow recovery ensured its survival.

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