deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)
"my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
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"
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"
Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad.
To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.
He is a deplorable boy, frequently being beaten by his parents.
worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable
Origin: [Cf. F. dplorable.]
The numerical value of deplorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of deplorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The communication was deplorable.
Duty without love is deplorable.
Duty with love is desirable.
Love without duty is Divine.
The deplorable practices at Planned Parenthood have been exposed to Americans. I've terminated any association with the organization in AL.
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.
This Navy official is using the ‘no contact’ order as a weapon to punish and humiliate a decorated military chaplain, to deny Chaplain Modder of the ability to minister to a grieving family and other sailors is deplorable.
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Translations for deplorable
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- плачевен, за оплакванеBulgarian
- kläglich, bedauernswert, bedauerlich, erbärmlichGerman
- deplorable, lamentableSpanish
- deplorabile, deplorevoleItalian
- deplorabel, deerniswekkend, betreurenswaardigDutch
- прискорбный, скверный, несчастный, плачевныйRussian
- acınacak durumda, acınacak halde, içler acısıTurkish
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