Lamentable



[luh-men-tuh-buh l, lam-uh n-tuh-] /ləˈmɛn tə bəl, ˈlæm ən tə-/

adjective
1.
that is to be ; regrettable; unfortunate:
a lamentable decision.
2.
Rare. .
/ˈlæməntəbəl/
adjective
1.
wretched, deplorable, or distressing
2.
an archaic word for mournful
adj.

c.1400, from Middle French lamentable and directly from Latin lamentabilis “full of sorrow, mournful, lamentable,” from lamentari “to lament” (see lamentation). Related: Lamentably.

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