Sentence Examples


  • The deplorable events of 1841 were reenacted in 1879.
  • The most deplorable weakness of Paul was his nepotism.
  • All around the coast the diminution in the numbers of the remaining species of terns is no less deplorable than demonstrable.
  • During the queen's reign the political condition of the country was deplorable; there were frequent rebellions, many of the distant provinces were desolated by barbarous wars; and for some years all Europeans were excluded, and foreign commerce almost ceased.
  • The viceroy Said, who made a rapid tour through the Sudan in 1857, found it in a deplorable condition.