The definition of lamentable is something to view with regret or pity.adjective
An example of lamentable is the situation of a homeless person.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- to be lamented; grievous; deplorable; distressing
- Now Rare expressing sorrow; mournful
Origin: ME < MFr < L lamentabilis
- lamentably adverb
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- lamˈen·ta·bly adverb