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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 ...

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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

  • 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'
  • Cult of Isis: Racehorse's lamentable name to stay the same
    When you decide to name a horse, there are certain things you don't want to subsequently occur. One would be that your horse's name comes to belong to a major international terrorist organisation. Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'
  • French league to investigate Nice-Bastia incidents
    PARIS (AP) — The president of the French football league has condemned violent scenes at the end of Saturday's match between Nice and Bastia as "lamentable" and says "inevitable sanctions" will be taken when the league's disciplinary committee meets on Thursday. Read more on this news related to 'Lamentable'

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