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deplorable

Synonyms of deplorable in English:

adjective

  • 1 the conduct of the workers is deplorable
    [Antonyms] admirable
  • 2 the back garden is in a deplorable state
    lamentable, regrettable, grievous, unfortunate, wretched, dire, atrocious, abysmal, very bad, awful, terrible, dreadful, diabolical;
    miserable, pitiable, pathetic, sorry, unhappy, sad, woeful;
    substandard, poor, inadequate, inferior, unsatisfactory, unacceptable
    British informal chronic
    dated frightful
    [Antonyms] excellent
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