Example sentences for: deteriorate

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

  • Seven experts in conservation and pathology entered the royal vault in Weimar by night on the pretext that one of the clasps on Goethe's sarcophagus had broken and his remains might deteriorate.

  • Chronic thoughtlessness on such matters can cause a marriage to deteriorate.

  • "Putin knows better than anybody that in the event of defeat--or simply of no victory--his position could rapidly deteriorate," Gorbachev said.

  • The result is that quality and art of expression continue to deteriorate, and we are left with performers who spend five or ten minutes to deliver a three-minute weather report on television, housewives and househusbands who delight in revealing intimate, revolting, and highly suspect details of their childhood on national television, and channels devoted entirely to charlatans perpetrating psychic rubbish.

  • The official body count nearly doubled in the last 24 hours to 7,000, and conditions for the living have begun to deteriorate rapidly--no electricity, little food and water.


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