Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

To be lamented; mournful; sad; unfortunate.

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Usage examples "lamentable":

  1. As it is, his principles, though happily not fully put in action, have yet produced most lamentable results. - "Domestic Manners of the Americans", Fanny Trollope.
  2. It is lamentable that the dwellers on your Earth are divided against one another. - "The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants A Psychic Revelation", Eros Urides and J. L. Kennon.
  3. A more lamentable company of cows you could hardly imagine. - "Punch, or the London Charivari, May 6, 1914", Various.