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 Meanings and Examples of DEPLORABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  of very poor quality or condition; bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  In this deplorable condition the Jew, with his daughter and her wounded patient, were found by Cedric, as has already been noticed, and soon afterwards fell into the power of De Bracy and his confederates.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  His forgetfulness about the key would have mattered little upon any other occasion, but on this one day it has produced the most deplorable consequences.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  Now, I am aware that there was a most deplorable occurrence in our house last night.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
4  There will be a deplorable scene, whenever we are married.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
5  He was a tearful boy, and broke into such deplorable lamentations, when a cessation of our connexion was hinted at, that we were obliged to keep him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
6  That was evident in such things as the deplorable state of the station.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
7  The pathos of this deplorable figure, with its innocent vanity and consequential air, touches Pickering, who has already straightened himself in the presence of Mrs. Pearce.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
8  Your words save me from a rather deplorable necessity.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  The result of that battle had been deplorable.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVI
10  Finances at the red-brick house would have been in a deplorable state, but for Uncle Henry's intervention, and it humiliated Pitty to take money from him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LV
11  Bitterly did he deplore a deficiency which now he could scarcely comprehend to have been possible.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVIII
12  She looked wistfully at him with her sorrowful eyes as he said those words, and her aspect showed that more than one person in the room could deplore the possession of sensitiveness.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
13  Thus to deplore, each from his point of view, the mutually destructive interdependence of spirit and flesh would have been instinctive with these in critically observing Yeobright.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
14  Oh," cried Eugenie, "you are a bad physiognomist, if you imagine I deplore on my own account the catastrophe of which you warn me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
15  It always happens so in this vale of tears, there is an inevitability about such things which we can only wonder at, deplore, and bear as we best can.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
Example Sentence:
1  Any show of surprise and emotion upon your part might have drawn attention to my identity and led to the most deplorable and irreparable results.
2  The matter in your essay is good but the style is deplorable.
3  Jill and sisters esteem Jack's taste in music, but they deplore his taste in clothes.
4  Although I deplore the vulgarity of your language, I defend your right to express yourself freely.
5  Republicans deplore his Old Democrat instincts.
6  We deeply deplore the loss of life.
7  Political commentators have deplored the importance of a candidate's charisma in these days of television campaigning.