lamentable

[ luh-men-tuh-buh l, lam-uh n-tuh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF lamentable
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One of the Creator's lamentable mistakes, repented in sashcloth and axes.

Had he—Page—come by chance on a secret,—dramatic and lamentable!

There was a man with tongue of wood Who essayed to sing, And in truth it was lamentable.

The two figures, of a muddy grey in tint, stood out, lamentable.

It's hideous, it's lamentable and grotesque; you'll end by seeing so yourself.

But it was on the side of the Morelle that the destruction was most lamentable.

And it was among these lamentable photographs that I found Gaspard and Veronique.

How lamentable that a man of his talents should go into service.

I had to stammer out a most lamentable confession of my ignorance.

The faint and lamentable sounds we had heard must have come from him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Middle French lamentable and directly from Latin lamentabilis "full of sorrow, mournful, lamentable," from lamentari "to lament" (see lamentation). Related: Lamentably.

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