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1. Worthy of severe condemnation or reproach: a deplorable act of violence.
2. Lamentable; woeful: My finances were in a deplorable state of neglect.
3. Wretched; bad: deplorable housing conditions in the inner city.

de·plor′a·ble·ness, de·plor′a·bil′i·ty n.
de·plor′a·bly adv.
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Inovios disruptive dMAb technology has the potential to overcome these limitations by virtue of their simplified design, rapidity of development, product stability, ease of manufacturing and deplorability, and cost effectiveness, thereby providing potential new avenues for treating a range of diseases.
Whilst it is possible to coerce people into refraining from directly discriminating against mature age workers, in order to eradicate the more insidious and hidden forms of age discrimination in the workplace, it is important, firstly, to source our legal imperatives within a normative understanding of the issue and, secondly, to encourage people to see it as a normative issue with extensive public awareness campaigns on the deplorability of age discrimination.