Definitions for deploredɪˈplɔr, -ˈploʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplore(verb)

    express strong disapproval of

    "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"

  2. deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan(verb)

    regret strongly

    "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"


  1. deplore(Verb)

    To bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for.

  2. deplore(Verb)

    To condemn; to express strong disapproval of.

  3. Origin: From deplorare, from de- + plorare; origin uncertain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deplore(verb)

    to feel or to express deep and poignant grief for; to bewail; to lament; to mourn; to sorrow over

  2. Deplore(verb)

    to complain of

  3. Deplore(verb)

    to regard as hopeless; to give up

  4. Deplore(verb)

    to lament

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