What does deplorable mean?

Definitions for deplorabledɪˈplɔr ə bəl, -ˈploʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)

    bad; unfortunate

    "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"

  2. deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched(adj)

    of very poor quality or condition

    "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

  3. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious(adj)

    bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

    "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"

Wiktionary

  1. deplorable(Adjective)

    Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad.

  2. deplorable(Adjective)

    To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.

    He is a deplorable boy, frequently being beaten by his parents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deplorable(adj)

    worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. dplorable.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deplorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deplorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Foley:

    The communication was deplorable.

  2. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba:

    Duty without love is deplorable. Duty with love is desirable. Love without duty is Divine.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The most deplorable part of people relationship is that most even can’t distinctly differentiate between compliments and complaints.

  4. Robert Bentley:

    The deplorable practices at Planned Parenthood have been exposed to Americans. I've terminated any association with the organization in AL.

  5. Marcel Proust:

    The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.

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