Example sentences for: invalids

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

  • Naturally Baiae grumbles because its groves Of myrtle are now no longer what one resorts to, And its sulfur hot baths scorned, so celebrated Once upon a time for being good for Everything that ails one, and they're miffed By invalids who go away to put Their heads and shoulders under Clusium's waters Or else to plunge in Gabii's frigid baths.

  • "[A] book as moving as Job's" (Thomas Mallon, the New York Times Book Review ). "[B]eguilingly poetic" (Albert Mobilio, the Village Voice ). As they invariably do with art by and/or about invalids, critics grandiloquently pronounce the book a "testament to the human spirit" (Malcolm Jones Jr., Newsweek ). (Click here for excerpts.)

  • First, Virginia's mysterious and saintly mother broke under the strain of Victorian women's work--nursing invalids, running a staff of servants--though the immediate cause of death was rheumatic fever.

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