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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. bad; unfortunate;
- Example: "my finances were in a deplorable state"
- Example: "a lamentable decision"
- Example: "her clothes were in sad shape"
- Example: "a sorry state of affairs"
[syn: deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry]

2. of very poor quality or condition;
- Example: "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"
- Example: "woeful treatment of the accused"
- Example: "woeful errors of judgment"
[syn: deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched]

3. bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure;
- Example: "a criminal waste of talent"
- Example: "a deplorable act of violence"
- Example: "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"
[syn: condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Deplorable \De*plor"a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]plorable.] Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable. [1913 Webster] Individual sufferers are in a much more deplorable conditious than any others. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

deplorable adj 1: bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs" [syn: deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry] 2: of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment" [syn: deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched] 3: bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife" [syn: condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

139 Moby Thesaurus words for "deplorable": abominable, affecting, afflictive, appalling, arrant, atrocious, awful, bad, base, beastly, beneath contempt, beneath one, bitter, blameworthy, bleak, brutal, calamitous, cheap, cheerless, comfortless, contemptible, debasing, degrading, demeaning, depressing, depressive, desperate, despicable, detestable, difficult, dire, disastrous, discomforting, disgraceful, disgusting, dismal, dismaying, disreputable, distressful, distressing, disturbing, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreadful, dreary, egregious, enormous, execrable, fetid, filthy, flagrant, foul, fulsome, grave, grievous, gross, gutter, hateful, heartbreaking, heartrending, heinous, hopeless, horrible, horrid, horrifying, humiliating, humiliative, infamous, infra dig, infra indignitatem, intolerable, joyless, lamentable, loathsome, lousy, miserable, monstrous, mournful, moving, nasty, nefarious, noisome, notorious, obnoxious, odious, offensive, oppressive, opprobrious, outrageous, overwhelming, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poignant, rank, regrettable, reprehensible, repulsive, rotten, rueful, sad, saddening, scandalous, schlock, scurvy, serious, shabby, shameful, sharp, shocking, shoddy, sickening, sordid, sore, sorrowful, sorry, squalid, terrible, too bad, touching, tragic, troubling, unbearable, unbecoming, unclean, uncomfortable, unfortunate, unworthy of one, upsetting, vile, villainous, woebegone, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched