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Word: deplorable

deplorable
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  • adj bad; unfortunate
    Examples
    • my finances were in a deplorable state
    • a lamentable decision
    • her clothes were in sad shape
    • a sorry state of affairs
  • adj of very poor quality or condition
    Examples
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adj bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    Examples
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010