deplore: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-plôr', -plōr'), [key]
— -plored, -plor•ing.
- to regret deeply or strongly; lament: to deplore the present state of morality.
- to disapprove of; censure.
- to feel or express deep grief for or in regard to: The class deplored the death of their teacher.
- deplore (Thesaurus)