But the level of anti-American grievance Obama observed and deplored in 2008-2009 has not abated.
Alexander McQueen, the fashion designer who committed suicide last week at the age of 40, understood this—and he deplored it.
Wilde deplored American commercialism and vulgarity, but he admired American simplicity and decency.
On his death-bed he deplored the impending fate of his country, which he alone could see.
There were those who deplored the loss of their faith such as it had been.
She conversed unreservedly; deplored the war, and wished it over.
This was a point which, in describing to me the constitution of his army, Lee most deplored.
I lay on my bed and deplored with many a sigh that bitter fact.
The Office of Continental Defense deplored the lack of precedent.
There was no sun, a circumstance which Mab deplored, but for which Merefleet was profoundly grateful.
1550s, "to give up as hopeless," from French déplorer (13c.), from Latin deplorare "deplore, bewail, lament, give up for lost," from de- "entirely" (see de-) + plorare "weep, cry out." Meaning "to regret deeply" is from 1560s. Related: Deplored; deploring.