|1.||[ adjective ] bad; unfortunate|
|Synonyms:||sorry lamentable sad pitiful distressing|
"my finances were in a deplorable state" "a lamentable decision" "her clothes were in sad shape" "a sorry state of affairs"
|2.||[ adjective ] of very poor quality or condition|
|Synonyms:||wretched miserable woeful execrable|
"deplorable housing conditions in the inner city" "woeful treatment of the accused" "woeful errors of judgment"
|3.||[ adjective ] bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure|
|Synonyms:||criminal reprehensible condemnable|
"a criminal waste of talent" "a deplorable act of violence" "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"