lamentable lamentable  /lə ˈmɛn tə bəl/


  • (adj) bad; unfortunate



  1. Neither would have required Democrats to do anything much except lament the lamentable situation into which Bush had got us.
  2. We cannot make the slightest concession to the enemy in this dark and lamentable hour of struggle.
  3. The film needs at least to entertain the possibility that its protagonist was driven less by high principle than by lamentable screwiness.


  • Scott Walker a 'ringmaster' in worst governor circus

    Scott Walker isn't a "clown" or a 'sideshow." No, when Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics identified 18 lamentable governors, it called him a "ringmaster" — one of the very worst.
    on July 24, 2013     Source: The Capital Times


  1. Churchill said: "You ask, what is our policy? I say it is to wage war by land, sea, and air. War with all our might and with all the strength God has given us, and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Winston Churchill Source: Scripps News

  2. "This is a truly unbelievable, lamentable and deeply sad event," President Lee Myung-bak, Mr Roh's successor, said in a statement.
    on May 22, 2009 By: Lee Myung-bak Source: BBC News

  3. "It is very lamentable that this happened," Parreira said. "It seems to be that the attitude toward him is justified."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Carlos Alberto Parreira Source: The Canadian Press

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