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deplore

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of DEPLORE

1
to feel or express sorrow for <a statement from the bishops deploring the loss of life in the war overseas>
Synonyms bemoan, bewail, deplore, grieve (for), mourn, wail (for)
Near Antonyms beam, cheer, grin, laugh, smile
Antonyms delight, exult (in), glory (in), joy, rejoice (in)
2
to feel sorry or dissatisfied about <deplored the fact that his guests were seeing his apartment at its messiest>
Related Words ache (for), bewail, grieve (for), mourn, sorrow (for)
Near Antonyms delight (in), enjoy, relish, revel (in), savor (also savour)

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