lamentable

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

Definition of lamentable

  1. 1 :  that is to be regretted or lamented :  deplorable <the lamentable consequences of the war>

  2. 2 :  expressing grief :  mournful <a faint and lamentable cry — Walter de la Mare>

lamentableness

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lamentably

play \lə-ˈmen-tə-blē also ˈla-mən-\ adverb

Examples of lamentable in a sentence

  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>

15th Century

First Known Use of lamentable

15th century


LAMENTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

lamentable

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

Definition of lamentable for English Language Learners

  • : deserving to be criticized or regretted


LAMENTABLE Defined for Kids

lamentable

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

Definition of lamentable for Students

  1. :  regrettable <a lamentable accident>



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