Lost-cause sentence example
Many attempts were made to shake his fidelity to the lost cause of the Stuarts, but he continued indomitable to the end.
Russie is a lost cause.
I don't think he's the lost cause you're making him out to be, she said, disturbed.
Rhyn was a lost cause from the beginning.
Then again, if she gained more confidence, maybe it would make both Alex and Katie feel that she wasn't a lost cause.Advertisement
You still see Hollywood making movies that celebrate the confederacy, in various ways, as a sad, lost cause.
Asserting the importance of this identity, the Lost Cause jeremiad urged constant vigilance to preserve it.
If you've heard the often cited statistic that it costs a middle income family over $220,000 to raise a child from birth to age 18, you may be wondering if parenting on a budget is a lost cause.
Also, bear in mind that the hair you see on your head is a lost cause.