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Dictionary definition for: Deplorable

1. (s) bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state" "a lamentable decision" "her clothes were in sad shape" "a sorry state of affairs"

2. (s) of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city" "woeful treatment of the accused" "woeful errors of judgment"

3. (s) bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal waste of talent" "a deplorable act of violence" "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"

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