Lamentable

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Lamentable Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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


  • Judge calls system for dealing with legacy cases ‘lamentable
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  • Homeless, hopeless and helpless
    It is lamentable that homelessness and its myriad of related issues are featured prominently in the election campaign of many candidates for city council. Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'
  • Review of fumbled Commonwealth Games athletics delayed
    The internal review of what went wrong with Australia’s lamentable athletics campaign in Glasgow has been delayed and will now be completed by mid-November. Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'

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