Example sentences for: outlived

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

  • Having outlived his children and grand­children, he was succeeded by his five-year-old great-grandson, Louis XV.

  • A more plausible explanation is probably that Kazan, now 89, has outlived most of his antagonists and that the fury of the rest has lost its edge.

  • The concept of la dolce vita easily outlived its introduction in the early ’60s, given today’s widening prosperity that has sustained and expanded the Italians’ enviable propensity for the sweet life.

  • Saturday Night Live may be in the doldrums, Mad magazine may have outlived its usefulness, but parody thrives in the form of the Christian T-shirt.

  • Other critics say the play has "outlived [its] raciness" (David Patrick Stearns, USA Today ). Although La Ronde was banned at the turn of the century, nowadays its account of sexual encounters among various characters (all played by Kidman and her co-star Iain Glen) seems pretty tame.

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