lamentably lamentably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Wimbledon's tennis fathers knew him by reputation: a dangerous player in the indoor game, sometimes lamentably given to clowning, kicking the ball and glowering at umpires.
  2. By his senior year at Philadelphia's West Catholic High School, he was a full-fledged arranger, and his studies had fallen off lamentably.

News

  • Melissa McCarthy Feels Bad For Hateful Rex Reed

    Melissa McCarthy’s weight often, and lamentably, supersedes her talent and comedic ability in coverage of the star, and Rex Reed’s body shaming attack on the actress earlier this year was a strong example of that. In a review, Reed said Melissa McCarthy was “tractor sized,” and added that she was “a gimmick comedian who has devoted [...] Melissa McCarthy Feels Bad For Hateful Rex Reed is a post ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. To that accusation, Marcos often quotes Martin Luther King Jr. In his Letter from Birmingham Jail, King wrote: "Lamentably, it is an historical fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily."
    on Nov 3, 2006 By: Martin Luther King Source: Arizona Daily Wildcat

  2. Correa said Uribe should have shown "some gesture of grace" by suspending the fumigation, but said, "lamentably, we did not get a positive response."
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Rafael Correa Source: Washington Post

  3. Pillay said implementation of the Durban Declaration and Program of Action "still lags sorely and lamentably behind the solemn commitments that states pledged to fulfill seven years ago."
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Navanethem Pillay Source: United Press International

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