Synonyms for deplorable

Synonyms for (adjective) deplorable

Synonyms: deplorable, distressing, pitiful, lamentable, sorry, sad

Definition: bad; unfortunate

Usage: my finances were in a deplorable state; a lamentable decision; her clothes were in sad shape; a sorry state of affairs

Similar words: bad

Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities

Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice


Synonyms: vicious, reprehensible, condemnable, criminal, deplorable

Definition: bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

Usage: a criminal waste of talent; a deplorable act of violence; adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

Similar words: wrong

Definition: contrary to conscience or morality or law

Usage: it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor; cheating is wrong; it is wrong to lie


Synonyms: deplorable, execrable, woeful, wretched, miserable

Definition: of very poor quality or condition

Usage: deplorable housing conditions in the inner city; woeful treatment of the accused; woeful errors of judgment

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of low or inferior quality