Dirge in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Dirge

a sorrowful literary or musical composition that is used to honor a deceased person

Examples of Dirge in a sentence

When Kim sang a dirge for her deceased father, she brought everyone to tears.  πŸ”Š

My teenage daughter was bored by the music at the opera and referred to it as one long funeral dirge.  πŸ”Š

As the dirge was played on the church piano, the widow and her children wept.  πŸ”Š

The legendary singer wrote a dirge to perform at a memorial service for the victims of the recent terrorist attack.  πŸ”Š

For a class project, my psychology professor asked all of us to write a poetic dirge about a deceased love one.  πŸ”Š

The members of the Indian tribe sang a dirge in unison as their chief was put to rest.  πŸ”Š

Because I am a writer, my best friend’s mother asked me to write a dirge to honor her husband at his funeral.  πŸ”Š

John did not start to cry at his best friend’s wake until he was asked to read a dirge about his pal.  πŸ”Š

At the soldier’s funeral, a military band played a mesmerizing dirge.  πŸ”Š

Each time a character dies in the stage play, a dirge is played in the background.  πŸ”Š

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