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Definition of Deplorable

Deplorable

  1. Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable.

Deplorable Quotations

Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
Virginia Woolf

We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes; but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
David Brainerd

This means that to entrust to science - or to deliberate control according to scientific principles - more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects.
Friedrich August von Hayek
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Deplorable Translations

deplorable in French is pitoyable
deplorable in German is bedauerlich, bedauernswert
deplorable in Latin is plorabilis, lacrimabilis
deplorable in Norwegian is beklagelig
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