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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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  • 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 ...

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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


  • Bud Selig thinks the Mets' finances are just fine
    Outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig was at Citi Field, home of the Mets, on Tuesday ...  .@MLB Commissioner Bud Selig addresses the media at #CitiField. Needless to say, Selig fielded some rather direct questions about the lamentable state of the Mets organization. Selig largely batted down questions about the ongoing employment-discrimination lawsuit against the Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'
  • Jeremy Paxman was 'dyspeptic about everything' says Newsnight's Ian Katz
    Ian Katz, the editor of Newsnight, says Jeremy Paxman thought "almost everything" he suggested was "preposterous or infantile or an otherwise completely lamentable idea" Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'
  • 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' review: Liam Neeson solves '99 problems
    Five years ago, Taken transformed Liam Neeson from a delicate dramatic actor into a snarling action star. The change might have been lamentable, if not for the fact that in the half dozen genre films he's toplined since 2009— Unknown , The Grey , Non-Stop among them—he has each time elevated the janky material with his stalwart workmanlike commitment. Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'

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