Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad, wretched.
‘Poor children suffer permanent damage due to deplorable living conditions and deplorable treatment by law enforcement.’; ‘Poor children are often accused of having deplorable manners, when they are, in fact, simply responding to society in ways that mirror how society treats them.’;
Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean
Lamentable, to be felt sorrow for, worthy of compassion.
‘We were all saddened by the deplorable death of his son.’;
A wretched or wicked person.
A person or thing that is to be deplored.
Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift.
A Trumpist conservative, in reference to a 2016 speech by Hillary Clinton calling half of Donald Trump's supporters a "basket of deplorables".
worthy only of being despised and rejected;
‘a contemptible lack of courage’; ‘A little, wretched, despicable creature, a worm, a mere nothing...that has risen up in contempt against the majesty of Heaven and earth’;
Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable.
‘Individual sufferers are in a much more deplorable conditious than any others.’;
‘would do something as despicable as murder’; ‘ugly crimes’; ‘the vile development of slavery appalled them’;
‘my finances were in a deplorable state’; ‘a lamentable decision’; ‘her clothes were in sad shape’; ‘a sorry state of affairs’;
of very poor quality or condition;
‘deplorable housing conditions in the inner city’; ‘woeful treatment of the accused’; ‘woeful errors of judgment’;
bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure;
‘a criminal waste of talent’; ‘a deplorable act of violence’; ‘adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife’;