Definition for DE-PLOR'A-BLE

DE-PLOR'A-BLE, a. [See Deplore.]

  1. That may be deplored or lamented; lamentable; that demands or causes lamentation; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; miserable; wretched; as, the evils of life are deplorable; the Pagan world is in a deplorable condition. [Deplorate, in a like sense, is not used.]
  2. In popular use, low; contemptible; pitiable; as, deplorable stupidity.

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