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lamentable

lam·en·ta·ble

lamentable

 
pronunciation:
l men t bl
part of speech: adjective
definition: deserving to be lamented; deplorable; unfortunate; disappointing.
It's lamentable that the event had to be canceled but it will be re-scheduled in the next few weeks.
synonyms:
deplorable
similar words:
distressing, grievous, regrettable, rueful, sad, unfortunate
derivations: lamentably (adv.), lamentableness (n.)