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    deplorable

    deplorable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deplorable

    Definition
    (adj) bad; unfortunate
    Synonyms : distressing , lamentable , pitiful , sad , sorry
    Example Sentence
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs
    Definition
    (adj) of very poor quality or condition
    Synonyms : execrable , miserable , woeful , wretched
    Example Sentence
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
    Definition
    (adj) bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    Example Sentence
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife
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