Example sentences for: derelict

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

  • The number of foreign students has dropped to fewer than 5,000, and derelict boarding schools dot the monotonous countryside.

  • Where developers saw the opportunity to demolish derelict canal houses and warehouses, the people fought (sometimes literally) to save what they considered their heritage.

  • In fact, it would be derelict for the generals not to warn the administration of that.

  • And if I think that the ending is a major dud and DON'T say so in print, then as a critic I've been derelict in my duties--especially if said (undescribed) ending left an otherwise friendly audience pissed off.

  • The new Pousada de São Fransisco has been admirably converted from another convent, once derelict.

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