How do you use the word lapse in a sentence?
He was uninsured for the flood damage because he allowed his policy to lapse.
Loaning his car to his nephew was a major lapse in judgment.
(lapse - a discontinuity, a temporary fall to a lower condition, or a general reduction) Example: I experienced a lapse in concentration and did badly on the test. When he lost his bill, he nearly allowed his insurance policy to lapse. The fall of Rome led much of Europe to lapse into feudalism. The entire construction period was recorded using time-lapse photography.