Meaning of “deplore” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “deplore” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deploreverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈplɔr, -ˈploʊr/

to say or think that something is very bad; condemn :

The editors deplore the lack of attention given to climate change.

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