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"
Causing sorrow, distress or regret; deplorable, pitiful or distressing.
Origin: From lamentabilis, from lamentor, from lamenta.
mourning; sorrowful; expressing grief; as, a lamentable countenance
fitted to awaken lament; to be lamented; sorrowful; pitiable; as, a lamentable misfortune, or error
miserable; pitiful; paltry; -- in a contemptuous or ridiculous sense
Origin: [L. lamentabilis: cf. F. lamentable.]
The numerical value of lamentable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of lamentable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
There are those bad practices, that reveal the mostsacred of our human nature,and such practices, as i have already implied,ar e so unsound and lamentable as not to be admitted.
Europe’s efforts to address this colossal refugee crisis have been lamentable, the atrocious conditions in migrant camps within and on the borders of the richest countries on earth is a source of shame.
While attempting to unblock the road, in keeping with the laws that pertain to a public way, a lamentable situation occurred...that is being investigated by the local prosecutor's office, the circumstances that led to guns being used need to be investigated.
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