Pronunciation: (di-plôr'u-bul, -plōr'-), [key]
1. causing or being a subject for grief or regret; lamentable: the deplorable death of a friend.
2. causing or being a subject for censure, reproach, or disapproval; wretched; very bad: This room is in deplorable order. You have deplorable manners!
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.