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Synonyms for deplorable
dɪˈplɔr ə bəl, -ˈploʊr-de·plorable

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deplorable

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorryadjective

    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, wretchedadjective

    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, viciousadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deplorableadjective

    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. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    This Navy official is using the ‘no contact’ order as a weapon to punish and humiliate a decorated military chaplain, to deny Chaplain Modder of the ability to minister to a grieving family and other sailors is deplorable.

  2. Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein:

    The loss of life is deplorable, and the staggering number of injuries caused by live ammunition only confirms the sense that excessive force has been used against demonstrators – not once, not twice, but repeatedly.

  3. Finance Minister Taro Aso:

    It's deeply deplorable, inward-looking policies involving one-sided, protectionist measures benefit no country.

  4. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker:

    The conduct alleged in this indictment is deplorable and a stark violation of the public's trust. Michael Madigan must be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law.

  5. Robert Bentley:

    The deplorable practices at Planned Parenthood have been exposed to Americans. I've terminated any association with the organization in AL.


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