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Pronunciation:  di'plowrubul

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  1. [adj]  bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
  2. [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"
  3. [adj]  of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

DEPLORABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bad, condemnable, criminal, distressing, execrable, inferior, lamentable, miserable, pitiful, reprehensible, sad, sorry, woeful, wretched, wrong



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*plor"a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]plorable.]
Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing
grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's
evils are deplorable.

      Individual sufferers are in a much more deplorable
      conditious than any others.              --Burke.

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