What is another word for lamentable?

Pronunciation: [lɐmˈɛntəbə͡l] (IPA)

The word "lamentable" is used to describe something that is regrettable or unfortunate. It can also imply a sense of grief or sorrow. Some synonyms for "lamentable" include "deplorable", "pitiful", "disheartening", "mournful", and "woeful". These words may be used to describe situations or events that cause sadness or disappointment. "Deplorable" suggests an action or situation that is considered morally unacceptable. "Pitiful" implies a situation that arouses pity or sympathy. "Disheartening" can refer to something that causes a loss of confidence or enthusiasm. "Mournful" and "woeful" may be used to describe occasions that are particularly sad or tragic.

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What are the opposite words for lamentable?

The antonyms for lamentable are positive and optimistic words. These words could be used to describe something that is praiseworthy or a joyous occasion. Some antonyms for lamentable include excellent, admirable, commendable, remarkable, glorious, splendid, awesome, superb, and fabulous. These words have a positive connotation and can be used to uplift people's moods. Instead of focusing on the negative aspects of a situation, antonyms like these can help people find the good in any situation. Using antonyms for lamentable can be a great way to communicate positive energy and hopefulness to those around us.

Usage examples for Lamentable

It was a lamentable blunder,-it was a crime!"
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories"
William D. Howells
His health, his work, his money-matters, his love-affairs, were all getting into a more and more lamentable condition, in which Mme.
"The Countess of Albany"
Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
No one who has not labored at the task of trying to commend the Church of the Prayer Book to the working class, as it is represented in our large manufacturing towns, can know how lamentable that failure is.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington

Famous quotes with Lamentable

  • The accumulation of personal wealth and the extension of commercial transactions have developed a great and lamentable increase in certain classes of crimes, while the improvements in transport have largely facilitated the escape of fugitive criminals.
    Edward Blake
  • To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.
    Charles Caleb Colton
  • Despite this lamentable lack of balance in our education I do not believe that either children or adults in my country are permeated by a widespread hostility to Germany.
    Douglas Hurd
  • Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
    George Santayana
  • It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
    Voltaire

Related words: lamentably, lamentably not, lamentable state, lamentable defeat, lamentably, lamentably false

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