Abortive in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Abortive

an unproductive attempt

Examples of Abortive in a sentence

When the rebels’ plan to take over the castle proved abortive, they were caught and executed. 🔊

The surgery was abortive and did not repair the damage to the man’s heart. 🔊

Because of the stormy weather, the explorer’s trip to Antarctica was abortive. 🔊

The plan to build a bridge to link the two islands became abortive when the two governments refused to share the project cost. 🔊

Although I watched the baking show repeatedly, my effort to make the same cake as the master chef proved abortive. 🔊

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