Definition of

Deplore

  1. (verb, communication) express strong disapproval of
  2. (verb, communication) regret strongly
    we lamented the loss of benefits

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Synonyms of Deplore

bemoan, bewail, lament

Origin of the word Deplore

  1. 1550s, from L. deplorare "deplore, bewail," from de- "entirely" + plorare "weep, cry out." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Deplore

dabbler, dayflower, de valera, defiler, deflower, devil ray, devilry, dipolar, doppler, doubler, duvalier

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