Example sentences for: imprisonment

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

  • Wei's a weak political theorist, and his long imprisonment has left him naive about the workings of the modern world.

  • In an editorial Thursday, the newspaper said the French government might not be wrong to want to integrate the Syrian president into the process rather than exclude him, but asked, "All the same, can one tolerate the imprisonment of more than two thousand prisoners of conscience in a country which one is seeking to make one's 'strategic partner'?"

  • "The Pope Stops the Hangman" was the main headline in at least two papers; and front-page cartoons included one in Milan's Corriere della Sera showing the pope sticking his crook into the back of a black-hooded executioner with his hands up, and another in Rome's La Repubblica with him unplugging an electric chair while telling the still strapped-in murderer, "I have commuted the death penalty to life imprisonment, so you will have all the time you need to repent."

  • When Henry hears at Agincourt that the French have sent in reinforcements, he orders his men to kill their French prisoners--a terrifying act for men facing the prospect of imprisonment themselves.

  • Parents can even be threatened with imprisonment themselves if their teen-agers run amok.

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