Lamentable meaning

lə-mĕntə-bəl, lămən-
The definition of lamentable is something to view with regret or pity.

An example of lamentable is the situation of a homeless person.

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Inspiring or deserving of lament or regret; deplorable or pitiable.
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(now rare) Expressing sorrow; mournful.
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To be lamented; grievous; deplorable; distressing.
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Origin of lamentable

  • From Latin lāmentābilis (“full of sorrow, mournful; deplorable”), from lāmentor (“lament”), from lāmenta (“wailing, weeping”).

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