Definitions for lamentableləˈmɛn tə bəl, ˈlæm ən tə-
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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.]
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.
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.
.... You ask, What is our policy? I will say; "It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy." You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victory - victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
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