verb (used with object), de·plored, de·plor·ing.
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Origin of deplore
OTHER WORDS FROM deploredep·lo·ra·tion [dep-luh-rey-shuhn, dee-pluh-], /ˌdɛp ləˈreɪ ʃən, ˌdi plə-/, nounde·plor·er, nounde·plor·ing·ly, adverbun·de·plored, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for deplore
I reached out to several consumer-behavior experts for psychological insight into the struggles of MyPillow owners who deplore Lindell’s message but are devoted to his products — or of fans of any product that becomes the target of a boycott.MyPillow boycott: How a product can spark an identity crisis|Elizabeth Chang|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
King identified how people, including those who may have deplored Southern injustice, maintained the racial status quo.Martin Luther King Jr.’s challenge to liberal allies — and why it resonates today|Jeanne Theoharis|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
On the one hand, you deplore it because they’ve succeeded in essentially invading our information architecture.
In her letter declining the award, she deplored the “increasingly brutal impact of racial and economic injustice.”
I deplore the lawlessness that seems to be sweeping the West Bank with price-tags and land-grabs galore.
They are about to see what we so often deplore as mere sausage-making, and they will love it.
It quickly came to mean, to deplore or to disapprove in an especially morally laden way.
I'm about to quote something pretty deplorable, but not in order to deplore it.
President Obama may deplore that trend, but he seems to have no very clear idea of how to alter it.
This was true perhaps, but not in a sense he could find himself tempted to deplore.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
Otherwise he was all that a mother might deplore or an uncle delight in.Washington Irving|Henry W. Boynton
If it has humour, deplore its lack of thoughtfulness; if it is grave, carp at its lack of gaiety.How to Fail in Literature|Andrew Lang
Many of the persons we meet with in the world do not live entirely for it, and are incapable of the conduct you deplore.The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I|Susanna Moodie
It gives me pleasure, my dear, to hear you deplore the loss of such a privilege, as it is a proof that you value it.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East