Definition of deplorable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    deplorable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈplɔrəbl//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1very bad and unacceptable, often in a way that shocks people synonym appalling
  2. 2 a deplorable incident They were living in the most deplorable conditions. The acting was deplorable.
NAmE//dɪˈplɔrəbli//
 
adverb They behaved deplorably. deplorably high/low/bad
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: deplorable