deplore

All Verb Noun
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  • I deplore the position in which we are placed with all my heart and soul. Cited from Ziska, by Marie Corelli
  • His ship was never heard of more, And she must now his death deplore. Cited from Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV, by Leighton
  • Perhaps no man in this community has equal cause with myself to deplore the loss. Cited from The True George Washington [10th Ed.], by Paul Leicester Ford
  • It was the one work he deplored in old age he was never likely to hear again.
  • After some while deploring his condition to me, I took my leave. Cited from Andrew Marvell, by Augustine Birrell
  • He deplored the fact that men seemed to remember them longer and with less effort than any others. Cited from Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, Alexander McClure
  • They could deplore war, because it destroyed their own best products. Cited from Golden Lads, by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
  • Both family, friends and country might well deplore such a loss. Cited from My Home In The Field of Honor, by Frances Wilson Huard
  • He will deplore the defeat, but will say it was all for the best. Cited from First and Last, by H. Belloc
  • The events of which I found news here are indeed to be deplored. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 18, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • Nor am I the only one who deplores their appointment to this country. Cited from The Personal Life Of David Livingstone, by William Garden Blaikie
  • There had never been one whose coming she had particularly looked forward to, or whose going she had deplored. Cited from David Harum, by Edward Noyes Westcott
  • We could only deplore that we had arrived an hour too late, and take a walk round the town. Cited from A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • "All the great books, whose loss the so-called learned world deplores to-day." Cited from Atlantida, by Pierre Benoit
  • If you deplore their presence here, they ask, Who brought us? Cited from The Souls of Black Folk, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • From his earliest youth, he deplored the circumstances among which his lot had been cast. Cited from English Literature, by Henry Coppee
  • The whole city is now deploring that it is about to lose him. Cited from The Home or, Life in Sweden, by Fredrika Bremer
  • The world is indeed bad, as you say, and you are right to deplore it. Cited from The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference, by Emile Joseph Dillon
  • Whose dear relations have not so deplored him, not dead, but living? Cited from Virginians, By William Makepeace Thackeray
  • His system possibly was sound, but his own application of it to be deplored. Cited from Madame de Mauves, by Henry James
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Words starting with deplore

Meaning of deplore

  • verb Express strong disapproval of
    We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners
  • verb Regret strongly
    I deplore this hostile action, we lamented the loss of benefits