de·plor·able /dɪˈplorəbəl, ˈplɔr-/
De·plor·a·ble a. Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable.
Individual sufferers are in a much more deplorable conditious than any others. --Burke.
adj 1: bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state";
"a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad
shape"; "a sorry state of affairs" [syn: distressing,
lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry]
2: of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing
conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the
accused"; "woeful errors of judgment" [syn: execrable, miserable,
3: bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal
waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence";
"adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"
[syn: condemnable, criminal, reprehensible]