Synonyms for deplore

Synonyms for (verb) deplore

Synonyms: deplore

Definition: express strong disapproval of

Usage: We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock

Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: lament, bemoan, bewail, deplore

Definition: regret strongly

Usage: I deplore this hostile action; we lamented the loss of benefits

Similar words: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about

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