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They found that although conditions were generally deplorable the cells of cartel bosses looked more like hotel rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The barns were in deplorable condition. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)Sunday racing in Britain is generally of such deplorable standard that the exceptions deserve acclaim. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It reopened, but diners have remained in the dark about the deplorable hygiene standards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He said: 'This exposes some deplorable double standards. The Sun (2011)The panel emphasised the need to send out a'strong message that such deplorable behaviours do not have a place in football '. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A spokesman said: 'These deplorable acts have no place in our school. The Sun (2013)A senior police source said: 'It would be deplorable for a career detective to do something like this. The Sun (2010)
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Used Occasionally. deplorable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'deplorable'
British English: deplorable ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is deplorable, you think that it is very bad and unacceptable.
Many of them live under deplorable conditions.
Definition of deplorable from the Collins English Dictionary
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