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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Mournful; expressing regret.

Usage examples (32)
  • She pointed to what she called lamentable living standards and unbelievable corruption in this country that supplies the U.S. with crude oil.
  • The children were crying with hunger in lamentable fashion.
  • Last week's Hoon-Hewitt coup has been described as a lamentable failure.
  • Viewed as it stood in the reality, as he was and as it was, the enterprise, since it proved so unfortunate, may be called lamentable, but cannot be called unnatural. for more
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