Deplorable meaning

dĭ-plôrə-bəl
Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad.
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Worthy of severe condemnation or reproach.

A deplorable act of violence.

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Wretched; bad.

Deplorable housing conditions in the inner city.

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Lamentable; woeful.

My finances were in a deplorable state of neglect.

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The definition of deplorable is very bad, disgusting and wretched.

An example of something deplorable is a house full of filth.

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​To be felt sorrow for; worthy of compassion.

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

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That can or should be deplored; regrettable, wretched, very bad, etc.
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Origin of deplorable

  • From French déplorable, from Late Latin deplorabilis

    From Wiktionary