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Lamentable Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

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

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Lamentable'

  • The Lamentable Journey of Omaha Bigelow into the Impenetrable Loisaida Jungle: The Lamentable Journey of Omaha Bigelow into the Impenetrable Loisaida Jungle is a 2004 novel by Edgardo Vega Yunqué. The novel follows Omaha Bigelow,

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'Lamentable' example sentence in quotations

* Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment. - George Santayana

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Lamentable Sample Sentences in News

  • The Lodge ain't the White House, Canberra ain't New York
    Calls for the head of the Prime Minister's chief of staff Peta Credlin represent a lamentable misunderstanding of the locus of accountability within the Australian political system. Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'
  • Food Industry has long way to go when it comes to using recyclable and compostable packaging
    Let's face it: We are people who consume many of our meals on the go. That means we're not eating on real plates or bowls but out of plastic containers and paper boxes. And perhaps daily, we drink our coffees and sodas out of plastic or plastic-lined paper cups. Overall, Americans recycle at the lamentable rate of 34.5 percent and recycle plastic packagi Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'
  • Michael Burgess: Earlier start would net best players
    There's only one way to avoid a repeat of the lamentable withdrawal by John Isner from the Heineken Open but it will take some lateral thinking by the ATP.The calendar has to be changed.Tournaments staged the week before - or... Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'

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