deplore definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To feel or show strong disapproval of; condemn: "For Some Reason we had to master events, not merely deplore them” ( Henry A. Kissinger).
    • to convey sorrow or grief over.
    • To regret; bemoan.
    • To feel or even to show deep and poignant grief for; to bewail; to lament; to mourn; to sorrow over.
    • To complain of.
    • To regard as hopeless; to give up.
    • To feel or show powerful disapproval of; condemn: "In Some Way we had to understand activities, not simply deplore them” ( Henry A. Kissinger).
    • expressing sadness or grief over.
    • To feel dissapointed about; bemoan.
    • To feel or even express deep and poignant grief for; to bewail; to lament; to mourn; to sorrow over.
    • To complain of.
    • To view as hopeless; to stop.
  • verb:
    • To bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for.
    • To condemn; to convey powerful disapproval of.
    • present strong disapproval of
    • regret highly
    • To bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for.
    • To condemn; to state powerful disapproval of.
    • express powerful disapproval of
    • regret strongly
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To lament.
    • To lament.
  • others:
    • To lament; bewail; mourn; feel or express deep and poignant grief for or perhaps in reference to.
    • To despair of; regard or quit as desperate.
    • to inform of sympathetically.
    • Synonyms To bemoan, grieve for, sadness over.
    • To utter lamentations; lament; groan.
    • To lament; bewail; mourn; feel or express deep and poignant grief for or perhaps in reference to.
    • To despair of; respect or give-up as hopeless.
    • to inform of sympathetically.
    • Synonyms To bemoan, grieve for, sorrow over.
    • To utter lamentations; lament; groan.

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