AskDefine | Define lamentable

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lamentable adj
1 an archaic word for mournful; "tell thou the lamentable tale of me, And send the hearers weeping to their beds"- Shakespeare
2 bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs" [syn: deplorable, distressing, pitiful, sad, sorry]

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lamentable
  1. causing sorrow, distress or regret; deplorable, pitiful or distressing

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