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Origin of deplorable
OTHER WORDS FROM deplorablede·plor·a·ble·ness, de·plor·a·bil·i·ty, nounde·plor·a·bly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for deplorable
Mach was “un bon mecanicien,” Einstein said bitterly, but a “deplorable philosophe.”When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners|Amanda Gefter|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
In most cases he is deplorably curt of speech and brusque of deportment.The Arena|Various
That's really not my case—I find my capacity for pleasure deplorably below the mark I've set.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
How deplorably and unaccountably evanescent are our frames of mind, as various as the forms and hues of the summer clouds!George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot
She had spoken of her to her aunt, who had again shown herself deplorably illiberal and incisive.Gray youth|Oliver Onions
Clumps of sea-weed and paper-balls are thrown at ALF, who by this time is looking deplorably warm and foolish.