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Definition 1: bad; unfortunate - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deplorable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • my finances were in a deplorable state
  • a lamentable decision
  • her clothes were in sad shape
  • a sorry state of affairs

Synonyms for deplorable in the sense of this definition

(deplorable is similar to ...) having undesirable or negative qualities

"a bad report card" "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression" "a bad little boy" "clothes in bad shape" "a bad cut" "bad luck" "the news was very bad" "the reviews were bad" "the pay is bad" "it was a bad light for reading" "the movie was a bad choice"

Definition 2: of very poor quality or condition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deplorable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
  • woeful treatment of the accused
  • woeful errors of judgment

Synonyms for deplorable in the sense of this definition

(deplorable is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

Definition 3: bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deplorable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a criminal waste of talent
  • a deplorable act of violence
  • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

Synonyms for deplorable in the sense of this definition

(deplorable is similar to ...) contrary to conscience or morality or law

"it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor" "cheating is wrong" "it is wrong to lie"

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