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lamentable

adjective la·men·ta·ble \lə-ˈmen-tə-bəl also ˈla-mən-\

: deserving to be criticized or regretted

Full Definition of LAMENTABLE

1
:  that is to be regretted or lamented :  deplorable
2
:  expressing grief :  mournful
la·men·ta·ble·ness noun
la·men·ta·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of LAMENTABLE

  1. <the lamentable cries of the women for their slain sons were heard throughout the village>
  2. <it's a lamentable situation, but I don't see how it can be fixed>

First Known Use of LAMENTABLE

15th century

Rhymes with LAMENTABLE

LAMENTABLENESS Defined for Kids

lamentable

adjective la·men·ta·ble \lə-ˈmen-tə-bəl, ˈla-mən-\

Definition of LAMENTABLE for Kids

:  regrettable <a lamentable accident>

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