deplore[ dih-plawr, -plohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF deplore
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPLORE
Far be it from her to laugh at those follies which she must for ever deplore!
I confess I have much to deplore, and much for which to be thankful.
We may deplore it, but we can not wonder, and we can not sternly blame.
I reprove it in the sternest terms, and I deplore the consequences it had.
"I deplore I had so little share in the fight," he muttered.
"I deplore this interruption," he told her, no whit ruffled by what he had heard.
On Sheila's behalf I deplore these tactics, and I question your right!
I deplore that you should lack it; but I deplore it for your own sake, because, after all, you are my brother.
But I deplore its intrusion into the personality of this, my recorded narrative.
Will each write a poem; I to celebrate the victory and you to deplore it.
1550s, "to give up as hopeless," from French déplorer (13c.), from Latin deplorare "deplore, bewail, lament, give up for lost," from de- "entirely" (see de-) + plorare "weep, cry out." Meaning "to regret deeply" is from 1560s. Related: Deplored; deploring.