Examples of lamentable in a Sentence
the lamentable cries of the women for their slain sons were heard throughout the village
it's a lamentable situation, but I don't see how it can be fixed
Recent Examples of lamentable from the Web
But while some feminists of the era saw women’s oppression as unique, Carter, a socialist, saw all oppression as lamentable, including the oppression of men by the conventions of masculinity.
Mighty Joe Young fares well in these evaluations, a slicker production with a more human-acting beast, and even a lamentable outing like King Kong vs. Godzilla turns out to have a nearly heartbreaking story behind the scenes.
Following the lamentable campaign of 2016, people surely had modest expectations for the manner in which Trump would conduct himself in office, but his belligerence and his mendacity have been astonishing even by his standards.
Especially lamentable was the announcement, in 2014, of plans for Toy Story 4.
Deciding to film A Clash of Kings without Renly’s peach is understandable, but lamentable.
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Definition of lamentable for English Language Learners
: deserving to be criticized or regretted
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