The state of childcare in this nation goes from inadequate to deplorable, even as compared to the child care centers of the 1940s.
Other words, like “despicable and deplorable,” have also been used.
The Red Cross calls the situation in Lampedusa “deplorable.”
And the worst example is the expensive and deplorable Senate race in Massachusetts.
Representatives for the U.S. government have said the videos are deplorable propaganda for the Taliban.
We passed the night miserably wet and cold, and in the morning I heard heavy complaints of our deplorable situation.
You are a great chemist, I grant, but a pitiful, a most deplorable father.
To avoid these deplorable alternatives Polk thought of practically setting up a government with which to make peace.
She knew all about them; they were in the air; their condition was deplorable!
It was not a time to let the fortunes of a cause suffer through such an act as this, deplorable though it might be.