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Synonyms for deplorable
dɪˈplɔr ə bəl, -ˈploʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)

    bad; unfortunate

    "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"

    Synonyms:
    regretful, hapless, no-account, reprehensible, woeful, dismal, troubling, execrable, dingy, disconsolate, perturbing, no-count, good-for-nothing, miserable, worrying, criminal, no-good, vicious, disturbing, dark, grim, sad, piteous, condemnable, lamentable, worrisome, misfortunate, pitiable, distressing, bad, poor, pathetic, wretched, sorry, pitiful, gloomy, drab, distressful, dreary, drear, good-for-naught, blue, meritless

    Antonyms:
    superior, good, right

  2. deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched(adj)

    of very poor quality or condition

    "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

    Synonyms:
    paltry, scummy, odious, reprehensible, damnable, slimy, execrable, suffering, scurvy, woebegone, vile, low-down, despicable, miserable, low, criminal, vicious, worthless, detestable, sad, piteous, condemnable, hapless, lamentable, misfortunate, pitiable, distressing, measly, abominable, poor, pathetic, wretched, sorry, pitiful, abject, woeful, unworthy, ugly

    Antonyms:
    right, good, superior

  3. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious(adj)

    bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

    "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"

    Synonyms:
    felonious, savage, reprehensible, fell, pitiful, venomous, criminal, miserable, lamentable, roughshod, evil, cruel, barbarous, vicious, poisonous, woeful, condemnable, wretched, distressing, execrable, brutal, sorry, sad

    Antonyms:
    good, superior, right

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deplorable

    Synonyms:
    lamentable, miserable, pitiable, sad, calamitous, disastrous

    Antonyms:
    welcome, glad, acceptable, felicitous, beneficial, joyous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deplorable(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lamentable, pitiable, sad, calamitous, grievous, miserable, wretched, distressing, mournful, melancholy, to be deplored

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How to use deplorable in a sentence?

  1. Alexander Akhigbe:

    We are working on the deplorable state of the Nigerian environment and on the other hand improve education by using plastic bottles to substitute tuition fees so as to encourage parents to send their children to school and then save more money to fix other challenges at home.

  2. Jagdish Bhagwati:

    TPP is a model of such behaviour and deplorable architecture.

  3. Trey Gowdy:

    It is deplorable that it took over a year for these records to be produced to our committee.

  4. Jeff Popick:

    George, truth be told, I’ve been TOO patient and TOO loyal and have allowed horrible and abusive treatment that has worked to our severe detriment. You have made us broken promises galore, to the extent that they are not only deplorable, but downright actionable.

  5. Beau Biden:

    I just think it is sick. It is deplorable. It is so un-American. It is so unpatriotic.

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