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synonyms for deplore

  • abhor
  • bemoan
  • complain
  • denounce
  • lament
  • mourn
  • bewail
  • censure
  • cry
  • deprecate
  • hate
  • hurt
  • moan
  • repent
  • rue
  • weep
  • be against
  • carry on
  • disapprove of
  • eat one's heart out
  • grieve for
  • object to
  • sing the blues
  • sorrow over
  • take on
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antonyms for deplore

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  • approve
  • be happy
  • commend
  • compliment
  • praise
  • endorse
  • laud
  • delight
  • rejoice
  • revel
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How to use deplore in a sentence

I reached out to several consumer-behavior experts for psychological insight into the struggles of MyPillow owners who deplore Lindell’s message but are devoted to his products — or of fans of any product that becomes the target of a boycott.
MYPILLOW BOYCOTT: HOW A PRODUCT CAN SPARK AN IDENTITY CRISISELIZABETH CHANGFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
King identified how people, including those who may have deplored Southern injustice, maintained the racial status quo.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.’S CHALLENGE TO LIBERAL ALLIES — AND WHY IT RESONATES TODAYJEANNE THEOHARISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the one hand, you deplore it because they’ve succeeded in essentially invading our information architecture.
A FORMER TOP SPY TELLS ALLNICK FOURIEZOSJANUARY 19, 2021OZY
In her letter declining the award, she deplored the “increasingly brutal impact of racial and economic injustice.”
GET TO KNOW QUEER LITERARY ICON ADRIENNE RICHKATHI WOLFEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
This was true perhaps, but not in a sense he could find himself tempted to deplore.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Otherwise he was all that a mother might deplore or an uncle delight in.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
If it has humour, deplore its lack of thoughtfulness; if it is grave, carp at its lack of gaiety.
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Many of the persons we meet with in the world do not live entirely for it, and are incapable of the conduct you deplore.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
It gives me pleasure, my dear, to hear you deplore the loss of such a privilege, as it is a proof that you value it.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
I am sure that I have reason to deplore a catastrophe, that over laid our beloved country as with a shroud.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPLORE

  • beat one's breast
  • bewail
  • complain
  • cry over spilled milk
  • deplore
  • grieve for
  • lament
  • moan over
  • mourn
  • regret
  • rue
  • sing the blues
  • weep for
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