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"
deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched(adj)
of very poor quality or condition
"deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious(adj)
bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
"a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"
Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad.
To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.
He is a deplorable boy, frequently being beaten by his parents.
worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable
Etymology: [Cf. F. dplorable.]
The numerical value of deplorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of deplorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of deplorable in a Sentence
The Kim dynasty is responsible for perpetuating deplorable human rights conditions in the name of propping up the regime, the death or incapacitation of Kim Jong Un is likely the only opportunity for this generation to see a historic resurgence of human rights protections for North Korean citizens.
I just think it is sick. It is deplorable. It is so un-American. It is so unpatriotic.
Any suggestion that Mr. Tartaglione assaulted anyone is a complete fabrication, this story is being leaked to retaliate against Mr. Tartaglione for complaining to the court about the deplorable conditions at the MCC.
George, truth be told, I’ve been TOO patient and TOO loyal and have allowed horrible and abusive treatment that has worked to our severe detriment. You have made us broken promises galore, to the extent that they are not only deplorable, but downright actionable.
We are working on the deplorable state of the Nigerian environment and on the other hand improve education by using plastic bottles to substitute tuition fees so as to encourage parents to send their children to school and then save more money to fix other challenges at home.
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Translations for deplorable
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- плачевен, за оплакванеBulgarian
- kläglich, bedauernswert, bedauerlich, erbärmlichGerman
- deplorable, lamentableSpanish
- deplorabile, deplorevoleItalian
- deplorabel, deerniswekkend, betreurenswaardigDutch
- прискорбный, скверный, несчастный, плачевныйRussian
- acınacak durumda, acınacak halde, içler acısıTurkish
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