deplorable: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-plôr'u-bul, -plōr'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. causing or being a subject for grief or regret; lamentable: the deplorable death of a friend.
  2. causing or being a subject for censure, reproach, or disapproval; wretched; very bad: This room is in deplorable order. You have deplorable manners!
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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