Origin of lamentable
OTHER WORDS FROM lamentablela·men·ta·ble·ness, nounla·men·ta·bly, adverbun·lam·en·ta·ble, adjective
How to use lamentable in a sentence
From the time of Dean Swift downwards, it has mostly suffered from being lamentably unfashionable.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The congregation of Trinity Church is better than it was a few years ago, but it is still lamentably, small.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Mademoiselle Desgarcins had got up, shaken herself, and gone to rejoin her companions, who were still howling lamentably.The Animal Story Book|Various
He would have made his brother Duke such as he was himself,—had not his brother Duke been so lamentably thin-skinned.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
The moment he approached they fell to the ground, and whimpered and howled most lamentably as long as he was near them.