Examples of deplorable in a Sentence
we will not tolerate such deplorable behavior in a house of worship
condemned the deplorable conditions in which the family was living
Recent Examples of deplorable from the Web
Criticism, no matter the tone or validity, is rejected out-of-hand and cast as either unwitting moral failure, political naïveté or, worse, the crass expression of something deplorable in the critic.
But the building's deplorable condition is the result of a self-fulfilling prophecy: For years, the cash-poor state has spent only on essential maintenance needs, leading problems and costs to pile up.
In a statement released via the museum’s official Twitter account, founding Director Lonnie Bunch wrote: The noose has long represented a deplorable act of cowardice and depravity—a symbol of extreme violence for African Americans.
The noose has long represented a deplorable act of cowardice and depravity — a symbol of extreme violence for African Americans.
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Origin and Etymology of deplorable
First Known Use: 1612
DEPLORABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deplorable for English Language Learners
: very bad in a way that causes shock, fear, or disgust : deserving to be deplored
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