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Origin of lamentable
OTHER WORDS FROM lamentablela·men·ta·ble·ness, nounla·men·ta·bly, adverbun·lam·en·ta·ble, adjective
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How to use lamentable in a sentence
Perhaps the conspiracy-theorist running the show will come to the lamentable determination that no fraud was manifested in his review.
I think it comes out of something more lamentable, which is the search for a Jew to blame for Hitler.Ron Rosenbaum on Hitler, Hollywood, and Quantifying Evil|William O’Connor|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I find it lamentable that Peter has compromised his journalistic integrity through such false claims.Peter Beinart’s Bias Against Me, Cory Booker, and Israel|Rabbi Shmuley Boteach|June 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The very fact Gen. Forest's name is still on a park in the 21st century in a city such as Memphis is lamentable.
I am actually—hold on to your hats—going to South Carolina, of all lamentable places, on a vacation soon.
It would be lamentable indeed if such prudery moved us to a two-tiered, gender-segregated system of medical care.
In fact, Monte Irvin had made a success of every affair in life with the lamentable exception of his marriage.Dope|Sax Rohmer
This station has been maintained for some years, at a lamentable expense of the lives and health of white missionaries.
It seemed a lamentable thing that the King of Asturia should be so lost to all sense of his position.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
He wrote to his friends in England imploring, remonstrating, complaining of their lamentable want of public spirit.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The state of the Irish Church during the early years of Elizabeth was as lamentable as it is possible to conceive.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell