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Synonyms for deplore
dɪˈplɔr, -ˈploʊrde·plore

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  1. deploreverb

    Synonyms:
    condemn, bewail

  2. deploreverb

    To bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for.

    Synonyms:
    condemn, bewail

  3. deploreverb

    To condemn; to express strong disapproval of.

    Synonyms:
    bewail, condemn

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  1. deplore

    To mourn is to feel or express sadness or distress because of some loss, affliction, or misfortune; mourning is thought of as prolonged, grief or regret may be transient. One may grieve or mourn, regret, rue, or sorrow without a sound; he bemoans with suppressed and often inarticulate sounds of grief; he bewails with passionate utterance, whether of inarticulate cries or of spoken words. He laments in plaintive or pathetic words, as the prophet Jeremiah in his "Lamentations." One deplores with settled sorrow which may or may not find relief in words. One is made to rue an act by some misfortune resulting, or by some penalty or vengeance inflicted because of it. One regrets a slight misfortune or a hasty word; he sorrows over the death of a friend.

    Synonyms:
    bemoan, bewail, grieve, lament, mourn, regret, rue, sorrow

    Antonyms:
    be joyful, exult, joy, make merry, rejoice, triumph

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  1. deplore

    Synonyms:
    regret, lament, moorn, bewail, bemoan

    Antonyms:
    welcome, hail

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  1. deploreverb

    express strong disapproval of

    "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"

    Synonyms:
    bewail, bemoan, lament

  2. deplore, lament, bewail, bemoanverb

    regret strongly

    "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

    Synonyms:
    bewail, keen, bemoan, lament

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  1. deploreverb

    Synonyms:
    mourn, bewail, lament, bemoan, grieve for, sorrow over

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  1. deploreverb

    Synonyms:
    lament, deprecate, bewail, regret, rue, bemoan

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  1. List of paraphrases for "deplore":

    regret, lament, condemn, mourn, deplored, regrettable, regretted

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How to use deplore in a sentence?

  1. Tony Abbott:

    We both support freedom of navigation by air and by sea in the South China Sea. We both deplore any unilateral change to the status quo. We both think that disputes should be resolved peacefully and in accordance with international law.

  2. Paul. F. Meekin:

    I see that the house lights are still on. Let us not deprive the neighbours any longer of the chance to deplore how drunk I am."

  3. J. G. Ballard:

    The car as we know it is on the way out. To a large extent, I deplore its passing, for as a basically old-fashioned machine, it enshrines a basically old-fashioned idea: freedom. In terms of pollution, noise and human life, the price of that freedom may be high, but perhaps the car, by the very muddle and confusion it causes, may be holding back the remorseless spread of the regimented, electronic society.

  4. Boris Johnson:

    I opposed [automatic release] both in 2003 and 2008, and now that I am prime minister Im going to take steps to make sure that people are not released early when they commit... serious sexual, violent or terrorist offenses, i absolutely deplore that fact that this man was out on the streets... and we are going to take action against it.

  5. Justin Trudeau:

    The American administration has made a decision today that we deplore, and obviously is going to lead to retaliatory measures, as it must, we regret that. We would much rather move together in partnership.


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