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deplorable

adjective uk   /dɪˈplɔː.rə.bl̩/ us    /-ˈplɔːr.ə-/ formal
very bad: I thought his behaviour absolutely deplorable. They are forced to live in deplorable conditions.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
deplorably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
He behaved deplorably.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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