deplore deplore  /dɪ ˈplɔr/


  1. (v) express strong disapproval of
  2. (v) regret strongly



  1. Its a perfect fantasy for people who usually deplore fantasy.
  2. Rush Limbaugh invited listeners to call in and deplore this latest p.
  3. And we deplore the violence against innocent civilians anywhere that it takes place.


  • US says deplores Sudan's decision to shut oil pipeline

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Monday it deplored Sudan's decision to shut down a cross-border pipeline transporting oil from South Sudan and called on Khartoum to reconsider. "We deplore this action and urge Sudan to reverse this decision," State Department Jen Psaki told a briefing. She said, if carried out, such action would violate an international agreement that ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "Naturally, we deplore when you see the evidence of referees' mistakes," said Blatter, adding it would be "a nonsense" for FIFA not to look again at goal-line technology with its rule-making panel.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "We obviously deplore the actions of a few thugs. But the reality is, unfortunately, that these summits attract this element and (that) has been a problem, as we know, around the world," Harper said as the G20 summit wrapped up Sunday afternoon.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: Toronto Star

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