lamentableness

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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