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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·plor·able /dɪˈplorəbəl, ˈplɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
          woeful, wretched]
      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]