deplore

[dih-plawr, -plohr]
verb (used with object), deplored, deploring.
1.
to regret deeply or strongly; lament: to deplore the present state of morality.
2.
to disapprove of; censure.
3.
to feel or express deep grief for or in regard to: The class deplored the death of their teacher.

Origin:
1550–60; < Latin dēplōrāre to weep bitterly, complain, equivalent to dē- de- + plōrāre to wail, probably of imitative orig.

deploration [dep-luh-rey-shuhn, dee-pluh-] , noun
deplorer, noun
deploringly, adverb
undeplored, adjective


1. bemoan, bewail. 3. mourn.
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deplore (dɪˈplɔː)
 
vb
1.  to express or feel sorrow about; lament; regret
2.  to express or feel strong disapproval of; censure
 
[C16: from Old French deplorer, from Latin dēplōrāre to weep bitterly, from plōrāre to weep, lament]
 
de'plorer
 
n
 
de'ploringly
 
adv

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deplore
1550s, from L. deplorare "deplore, bewail," from de- "entirely" + plorare "weep, cry out."
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Example sentences
The novelist's often-deplored weakness for the cute and trendy, although still evident, is here less troubling.
Spreading false rumours with the intention of manipulating share prices is to
  be deplored.
Political and media elites as a whole-and the closeness of the two camps-are
  wearily deplored.
It could be that he simply stated that he deplored the bombing and then
  immediately stated that he deplored the caricature.
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