Definitions for lamentably

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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


Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplorably, lamentably, sadly, woefully(adverb)

    in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

    "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"


  1. lamentably(Adverb)

    Regrettably. In a manner deserving or inspiring lamentation.

    Lamentably the good too die; we will all mourn his passing.


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