lamentable
I adjective awful, comfortless, deplorable, depressing, depressive, disheartening, dismal, distressful, distressing, doleful, dreadful, flebilis, grave, grievous, horrible, horrid, joyless, lamentabilis, low, lugubrious, melancholy, miserable, mournful, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, regrettable, rueful, sad, saddening, sorrowful, sorry, terrible, tragic, uncomfortable, unfavorable, unfortunate, unhappy, woeful, wretched II index deplorable, gross (flagrant), regrettable

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  • lamentable — [ lamɑ̃tabl ] adj. • XVe; lat. lamentabilis 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Qui donne sujet de se lamenter, inspire la pitié. ⇒ déplorable, désolant, navrant. Un lamentable accident. « Ces histoires de morts lamentables, tragiques » (Boileau). On l a retrouvé… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lamentable — Lam en*ta*ble, a. [L. lamentabilis: cf. F. lamentable.] 1. Mourning; sorrowful; expressing grief; as, a lamentable countenance. [Archaic] Lamentable eye. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Fitted to awaken lament; to be lamented; sorrowful; pitiable;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lamentable — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que merece ser lamentado o llorado: Un lamentable accidente se ha producido esta mañana. Una confusión lamentable ha dejado a dos inocentes en la calle. 2. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que causa mala impresión… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • lamentable — Lamentable. adj. v. de tout genre. Qui merite qu on le regrette, qu on le lamente. Une mort. lamentable. un accident lamentable. Il signifie aussi quelquefois, Douloureux, qui excite à pitié. Il prononça ces paroles d un ton de voix lamentable.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • lamentable — c.1400, from M.Fr. lamentable and directly from L. lamentabilis full of sorrow, mournful, lamentable, from lamentari to lament (see LAMENTATION (Cf. lamentation)). Related: Lamentably …   Etymology dictionary

  • lamentable — (Del lat. lamentabĭlis). 1. adj. Que merece ser lamentado o es digno de llorarse. 2. Dicho del estado o del aspecto de una persona o de una cosa: Estropeado, maltrecho. 3. p. us. Que infunde tristeza y horror. Voz, rostro lamentable …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • lamentable — meaning ‘deplorable, regrettable’, is correctly pronounced with the stress on the first syllable, not the second (though either is acceptable in AmE) …   Modern English usage

  • lamentable — [adj] upsetting, miserable afflictive, awful, bad, calamitous, deplorable, dire, dirty, distressing, doleful, dolorous, god awful, grievous, grim, heartbreaking, hurting, lousy, low, lugubrious, meager, mean, melancholy, mournful, pitiful,… …   New thesaurus

  • lamentable — Lamentable, Lamentabilis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • lamentable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ deplorable or regrettable. DERIVATIVES lamentably adverb …   English terms dictionary

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