Lamentable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlæməntəbl|  American pronunciation of the word lamentable
Brit.  |ˈlaməntəb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word lamentable

adjective

- bad; unfortunate(syn: deplorable, distressing, pitiful, sad, sorry)

a lamentable decision

Examples

...the lamentable cries of the women for their slain sons were heard throughout the village...

...it's a lamentable situation, but I don't see how it can be fixed...

He was destined to a lamentable end.

It is lamentable that the officer failed to deal with the situation.

a lamentable lack of support for the idea

The Eve of biblical legend was a temptress, thus initiating a lamentable theme in the history of sexism.

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