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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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deplore

    Synonyms:
    regret, lament, moorn, bewail, bemoan

    Antonyms:
    welcome, hail

Princeton's WordNet

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deploreverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deploreverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. The Edmond de Rothschild Group:

    We deplore this decision, which is tantamount to appropriating the use of the Rothschild family name, without any distinguishing element, and adds to confusion between the groups.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I really deplore the tone of his campaign, the inflammatory rhetoric that he is using to divide people, and his going after groups of people with hateful, incendiary rhetoric, it's not the first time he's demonstrated a penchant for sexism.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. The Prime Minister:

    This is what distinguishes us from our neighbors. We deplore and condemn these murderers. We will pursue them to the end. They name public squares after the murderers of children. This distinction cannot be blurred or covered up. It is important to say this even as we utter our condemnations and unite against the criminals among our people.


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