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de·plore

 (dĭ-plôr′)
tr.v. de·plored, de·plor·ing, de·plores
1. To feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn: "Somehow we had to master events, not simply deplore them" (Henry A. Kissinger).
2. To express sorrow or grief over.
3. To regret; bemoan.

[French déplorer, lament, regret, from Latin dēplōrāre : dē-, de- + plōrāre, to wail.]
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deplore

(dɪˈplɔː)
vb (tr)
1. to express or feel sorrow about; lament; regret
2. to express or feel strong disapproval of; censure
[C16: from Old French deplorer, from Latin dēplōrāre to weep bitterly, from plōrāre to weep, lament]
deˈplorer n
deˈploringly adv
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de•plore

(dɪˈplɔr, -ˈploʊr)

v.t. -plored, -plor•ing.
1. to regret deeply or strongly; lament.
2. to disapprove of; censure.
[1550–60; (< Middle French deplorer) < Latin dēplōrāre to weep bitterly, complain =dē- de- + plōrāre to wail]
de•plor′er, n.
de•plor′ing•ly, adv.
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deplore


Past participle: deplored
Gerund: deploring

Imperative
deplore
deplore
Present
I deplore
you deplore
he/she/it deplores
we deplore
you deplore
they deplore
Preterite
I deplored
you deplored
he/she/it deplored
we deplored
you deplored
they deplored
Present Continuous
I am deploring
you are deploring
he/she/it is deploring
we are deploring
you are deploring
they are deploring
Present Perfect
I have deplored
you have deplored
he/she/it has deplored
we have deplored
you have deplored
they have deplored
Past Continuous
I was deploring
you were deploring
he/she/it was deploring
we were deploring
you were deploring
they were deploring
Past Perfect
I had deplored
you had deplored
he/she/it had deplored
we had deplored
you had deplored
they had deplored
Future
I will deplore
you will deplore
he/she/it will deplore
we will deplore
you will deplore
they will deplore
Future Perfect
I will have deplored
you will have deplored
he/she/it will have deplored
we will have deplored
you will have deplored
they will have deplored
Future Continuous
I will be deploring
you will be deploring
he/she/it will be deploring
we will be deploring
you will be deploring
they will be deploring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deploring
you have been deploring
he/she/it has been deploring
we have been deploring
you have been deploring
they have been deploring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deploring
you will have been deploring
he/she/it will have been deploring
we will have been deploring
you will have been deploring
they will have been deploring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deploring
you had been deploring
he/she/it had been deploring
we had been deploring
you had been deploring
they had been deploring
Conditional
I would deplore
you would deplore
he/she/it would deplore
we would deplore
you would deplore
they would deplore
Past Conditional
I would have deplored
you would have deplored
he/she/it would have deplored
we would have deplored
you would have deplored
they would have deplored
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deplore - express strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
accurse, anathematise, anathematize, comminate, execrate, anathemise, anathemize - curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
2.deplore - regret stronglydeplore - regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
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deplore

verb
2. lament, regret, mourn, rue, bemoan, grieve for, bewail, sorrow over They deplored the heavy loss of life in the earthquake.
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deplore

verb
1. To feel or express strong disapproval of:
2. To feel or express sorrow for:
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يَحْزَن
litovatnaříkat nad
beklage
helytelenít
harma, sjá eftir
apgailestautiapgailėti
apraudātnožēlot
esef etmekkınamak

deplore

[dɪˈplɔːʳ] VT (= regret) → lamentar; (= censure) → deplorar
it is to be deplored (= unfortunate) → es lamentable; (= disgraceful) → es deplorable
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deplore

[dɪˈplɔːr] vtdéplorer
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deplore

vt (= regret)bedauern, beklagen; (= disapprove of)missbilligen; his attitude is to be deploredseine Haltung ist bedauerlich
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deplore

[dɪˈplɔːʳ] vt (frm) → deplorare
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deplore

(diˈploː) verb
to express disapproval and regret about (something). We all deplore the actions of murderers.
deˈplorable adjective
very bad. deplorable behaviour.
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