Example sentences for: ill-fated

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

  • When his team designed the ill-fated J30, they thought about toilet bowls and conceived their target customer as "the perfect asshole!"

  • Maren shows how this previously underreported history set the stage for the 1992 famine and the subsequent ill-fated American military intervention.

  • Plagued by corruption and incompetence, and drained of manpower and ships by such adventurism as the dispatch of the ill-fated Armada against England in 1588, Spain was unable to defend her expansive interests.

  • Three years ago Clinton himself proposed basically the same package of reforms for Medicare--a fact everyone seems to have forgotten since it was embedded in his massive, ill-fated Health Security Act.

  • He is buried with 2,023 of his warriors, who died in the ill-fated 1877 Satsuma Rebellion.


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