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 for deplorable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deplorable \De*plor"a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]plorable.]
     Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing
     grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's
     evils are deplorable.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Individual sufferers are in a much more deplorable
           conditious than any others.              --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  deplorable
      adj 1: bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable
             state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad
             shape"; "a sorry state of affairs" [syn: deplorable,
             distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry]
      2: of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing
         conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the
         accused"; "woeful errors of judgment" [syn: deplorable,
         execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched]
      3: 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" [syn:
         condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible,
         vicious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  139 Moby Thesaurus words for "deplorable":
     abominable, affecting, afflictive, appalling, arrant, atrocious,
     awful, bad, base, beastly, beneath contempt, beneath one, bitter,
     blameworthy, bleak, brutal, calamitous, cheap, cheerless,
     comfortless, contemptible, debasing, degrading, demeaning,
     depressing, depressive, desperate, despicable, detestable,
     difficult, dire, disastrous, discomforting, disgraceful,
     disgusting, dismal, dismaying, disreputable, distressful,
     distressing, disturbing, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous,
     dreadful, dreary, egregious, enormous, execrable, fetid, filthy,
     flagrant, foul, fulsome, grave, grievous, gross, gutter, hateful,
     heartbreaking, heartrending, heinous, hopeless, horrible, horrid,
     horrifying, humiliating, humiliative, infamous, infra dig,
     infra indignitatem, intolerable, joyless, lamentable, loathsome,
     lousy, miserable, monstrous, mournful, moving, nasty, nefarious,
     noisome, notorious, obnoxious, odious, offensive, oppressive,
     opprobrious, outrageous, overwhelming, painful, pathetic, piteous,
     pitiable, pitiful, poignant, rank, regrettable, reprehensible,
     repulsive, rotten, rueful, sad, saddening, scandalous, schlock,
     scurvy, serious, shabby, shameful, sharp, shocking, shoddy,
     sickening, sordid, sore, sorrowful, sorry, squalid, terrible,
     too bad, touching, tragic, troubling, unbearable, unbecoming,
     unclean, uncomfortable, unfortunate, unworthy of one, upsetting,
     vile, villainous, woebegone, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched
  
  

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