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deplorable

Saltos de línea: de|plor|able
Pronunciación: /dɪˈplɔːrəb(ə)l
 
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Definición de deplorable en inglés:

adjetivo

1Deserving strong condemnation; completely unacceptable: children living in deplorable conditions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Even if their claims are exaggerated, any loss of life is deplorable and unacceptable.
  • During the past two days, residents have been setting fires on the streets to highlight deplorable living conditions.
  • Older people in the locality cannot recollect the roads ever having been in a more deplorable condition.
Sinónimos
1.1Shockingly bad in quality: her spelling was deplorable
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Should you be able to communicate in Thai (my wife is Thai) you will find the quality of advice deplorable.
  • Both sides made enough chances, but the finishing was deplorable, but strangely when the odd score came the quality was top drawer.
  • The quality of the image is a bit deplorable at times but it really doesn't matter, it's what the people say that does.
Sinónimos
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

Origen

early 17th century: from French déplorable or late Latin deplorabilis, from the verb deplorare (see deplore).

Derivados

deplorably

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • It also held that serious negligence that fell deplorably short of the standard patients are entitled to expect from their doctors could constitute serious professional misconduct.
  • Writers working in languages other than English get deplorably little attention in Britain, so you can bet that the most underrated authors are ‘foreigners’ you've never read.
  • I know someone - a gifted artist - who chose to give up her analysis rather than tell her analyst that she found his taste in paintings deplorably vulgar.

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