Example sentences for: outlived

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

  • 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.

  • By now, however, it has clearly outlived its usefulness.

  • 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.

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

  • The Celtic tongue, later to be overwhelmed by Anglo-Saxon, contained only a few Latin words, most of them place names and none of legal import, outlived the occupation.


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