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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
Example sentences from the Web for lamentable
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.