It sounded ample—the tailors had not even sent in their bill yet—and yet somehow it was lamentably insufficient.
It was lamentably weak, far from the hot expressions which she forced it to replace.
The cause of education in this lovely land is lamentably low.
If you only knew how lamentably we are off for pretty people, you 'd pity us.
She commended the method to me, saying that it served very well on week days, but was lamentably detrimental to her Sunday best.
Sometimes he would do excellently, and again he would "fall down" lamentably.
For the major was a lamentably plain-spoken man, who said but little, and said that little strong.
He could not explain it, but he was lamentably weak and miserable.
I never before met with any lady of her rank and station who was so lamentably narrow-minded on the subject of foreigners.
All testimony proves that the fact was lamentably the reverse.