Definitions for lamentableləˈmɛn tə bəl, ˈlæm ən tə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•men•ta•bleləˈmɛn tə bəl, ˈlæm ən tə-(adj.)

  1. fit to be lamented; regrettable:

    a lamentable decision.

  2. mournful; sorrowful.

Origin of lamentable:

1400–50; late ME < L

la•men′ta•bly(adv.)

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"

Wiktionary

  1. lamentable(Adjective)

    Causing sorrow, distress or regret; deplorable, pitiful or distressing.

  2. Origin: From lamentabilis, from lamentor, from lamenta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamentable(adj)

    mourning; sorrowful; expressing grief; as, a lamentable countenance

  2. Lamentable(adj)

    fitted to awaken lament; to be lamented; sorrowful; pitiable; as, a lamentable misfortune, or error

  3. Lamentable(adj)

    miserable; pitiful; paltry; -- in a contemptuous or ridiculous sense


Translations for lamentable

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pitiful(adjective)

very sad; causing pity

a pitiful sight.

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