Example sentences for: perished

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

  • At least 7,000 troops died, the king included (though many refused to believe he had perished, and Elvis-like sightings were common).

  • and everywhere around us the ghoulish news of 217 people perished at sea.

  • The exact casualty figure will never be known, but it is estimated that 5,000 died immediately and between 40,000 and 60,000 perished as a result of secondary injuries and the ensuing famine and pestilence.

  • How ironic that a program once watched by poor and wealthy viewers alike ultimately perished because its creator couldn't handle the move from being poor to being wealthy herself.

  • But I wonder what our response would be if a group of young Nazis walked down the street, with swastika flags, pictures of Hitler, and claims that the Jews of Europe never perished.

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