causing or being a subject for grief or regret; lamentable: the deplorable death of a friend.
causing or being a subject for censure, reproach, or disapproval; wretched; very bad: This room is in deplorable order. You have deplorable manners!
Origin: 1605–15; Related forms
< French déplorable
< Middle French,
equivalent to deplor
) (see deplore
) + -able -able
deplorableness, deplorability, noun