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Inspiring or deserving of lament or regret; deplorable or pitiable. See Synonyms at pathetic.
1. wretched, deplorable, or distressing
2. an archaic word for mournful
la•men•ta•ble(ləˈmɛn tə bəl, ˈlæm ən tə-)
1. fit to be lamented; regrettable: a lamentable decision.
2. mournful; sorrowful.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
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|Adj.||1.||lamentable - bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"|
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
1. regrettable, distressing, tragic, unfortunate, harrowing, grievous, woeful, deplorable, mournful, sorrowful, gut-wrenching This lamentable state of affairs lasted until 1947.