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Definitions for deplorable
dɪˈplɔr ə bəl, -ˈploʊr-de·plorable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorryadjective

    bad; unfortunate

    "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"

  2. deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretchedadjective

    of very poor quality or condition

    "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

  3. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, viciousadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. deplorableadjective

    Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad.

  2. deplorableadjective

    To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.

    He is a deplorable boy, frequently being beaten by his parents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deplorableadjective

    worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable

    Etymology: [Cf. F. dplorable.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deplorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deplorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of deplorable in a Sentence

  1. George Kyritsis:

    The indiscriminate use of chemicals, rubber bullets and stun grenades against vulnerable populations, and particularly without reasons for such force, is a dangerous and deplorable act.

  2. Jeff Popick:

    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.

  3. Todd Starnes:

    Walmart should be ashamed of itself, to advocate a view that not all lives matter is deplorable.

  4. Fiston Kamango:

    Imagine, a doctor leaves home in the U.S. or elsewhere to come sleep in a tent to help save us from this scourge of Ebola and yet poorly educated young people want to attack him. ... It is very deplorable.

  5. Joyce Beatty:

    Today, I had the honor of taking eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus and leadership directly to the White House, and part of that was to speak to those deplorable photos and ask why that all those recognized riding horses using their reins to chase down Haitians like they were cattle and goats to be suspended, terminated.

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. wavering
    • B. ternion
    • C. contempt
    • D. germ

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