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Definitions for LAMENTABLE
ləˈmɛn tə bəl, ˈlæm ən tə-LAMENTABLE

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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.

    Etymology: From lamentabilis, from lamentor, from lamenta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamentable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. lamentabilis: cf. F. lamentable.]

  2. Lamentable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. lamentabilis: cf. F. lamentable.]

  3. Lamentable(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. lamentabilis: cf. F. lamentable.]

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How to say LAMENTABLE in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LAMENTABLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LAMENTABLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of LAMENTABLE in a Sentence

  1. George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 1, ch. 10:

    Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.

  2. George Santayana:

    Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.

  3. Lot Chakonza:

    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.

  4. Sir Winston Churchill, 1940, in his first address as the newly appointed Prime Minister.:

    .... 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.

  5. Keith Vaz:

    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.

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