deplorable

[dih-plawr-uh-buhl, -plohr-]
adjective
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!

Origin:
1605–15; < French déplorable < Middle French, equivalent to deplor(er) (see deplore) + -able -able

deplorableness, deplorability, noun
deplorably, adverb
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deplorable (dɪˈplɔːrəbəl)
 
adj
1.  lamentable: a deplorable lack of taste
2.  worthy of censure or reproach; very bad: deplorable behaviour
 
de'plorableness
 
n
 
deplora'bility
 
n
 
de'plorably
 
adv

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deplorable
1610s, from L. deplorare (see deplore) + -able. Related: Deplorably.
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Example sentences
Unfortunately, even tragically, this new power has been used deplorably.
There is probably no other sport so deplorably held in entertainment's clammy grasp as boxing.
Prison officers already face a long and rigorous hiring process and deplorably low wages.
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