lamentable

[luh-men-tuh-buhl, lam-uhn-tuh-]
adjective
1.
that is to be lamented; regrettable; unfortunate: a lamentable decision.
2.
Rare. mournful.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin lāmentābilis, equivalent to lāmentā() (see lament) + -bilis -ble

lamentableness, noun
lamentably, adverb
unlamentable, adjective
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lamentable (ˈlæməntəbəl)
 
adj
1.  wretched, deplorable, or distressing
2.  an archaic word for mournful
 
'lamentableness
 
n
 
'lamentably
 
adv

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lamentable
early 15c., from Fr. lamentable, from L. lamentabilis, from lamentari (see lamentation). Related: Lamentably.
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Example sentences
But it's lamentable that this product even needs to exist.
But matters are far worse than the naïve reader would conclude from his pointed
  emphasis on the lamentable plight of the reviewer.
It's definitely lamentable that the concept of high fidelity seems to be
  largely a lost relic.
The bounding one's current return to the screen has about it a lamentable air
  of anachronism.
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