deplorably

All Adverb
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  • Not that you need be so deplorably affected, for I am no officer. Cited from Prince Otto, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Year after year it continued to fall off, until it had become in many parts of the country deplorably small. Cited from The English Church in the Eighteenth Century, by Overton
  • Yet the range over which we seek material for his admiration is often deplorably narrow. Cited from The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day, by Evelyn Underhill
  • He is deplorably changed since the beginning of this year. Cited from A Siren, by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
  • One attempt after another to bring back the old monastic discipline had failed deplorably. Cited from The Coming of the Friars, by Augustus Jessopp
  • At all events, if deplorably neglected in these personal matters, he was really making progress with his art. Cited from Haydn, by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  • The Cabinet is deplorably weak, and it has just lost two of its principal members. Cited from Life of Henry Reeve, by John Knox Laughton, Vol. 2
  • Evidently this was a bear of the most deplorably low moral character! Cited from The Man-Wolf and Other Tales, by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  • I fear that your life has been a deplorably misspent one, and it can last but a few hours longer. Cited from The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn, by Harry Collingwood
  • He was most deplorably drunk, and began to hold on by the table. Cited from Handy Andy, Volume One, by Samuel Lover
  • His influence on music has been deplorably evil. Cited from Old Fogy, by James Huneker
  • I love you deplorably; but I will not touch you. Cited from Little Novels of Italy, by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • They now began to sink under their hardships, and many had suffered deplorably. Cited from Thrilling Stories Of The Ocean, by Marmaduke Park
  • Verty wrote for five minutes with the new one; and then split it deplorably. Cited from The Last of the Foresters, by John Esten Cooke
  • She is a very rare bird indeed, and humour generally is at a deplorably low level in England. Cited from Letters to Dead Authors, by Andrew Lang
  • His whole little person was overflowing with good-will, and he became deplorably dejected. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • It assumed a deplorably bad complexion from the day the Count became my friend. Cited from The Roman Question, by Edmond About
  • Running at a low level, the waters of that stream were deplorably dirty. Cited from 'Tis Sixty Years Since, by Charles Francis Adams
  • The law that a child's training and environment determine the character of the man, often fails most deplorably. Cited from Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known Characters, by Milligan, et al.
  • I know I can trust to your secrecy, but pray don't look at me so deplorably. Cited from An Egyptian Princess, by Georg Ebers, v8
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Meaning of deplorably

  • adverb In an unfortunate or deplorable manner
    he was sadly neglected, it was woefully inadequate