HyperDic: deplore

English > 2 senses of the word deplore:
VERBcommunicationdeploreexpress strong disapproval of
communicationdeplore, lament, bewail, bemoanregret strongly
deplore > pronunciation
Soundsdihplao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > deplore: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress strong disapproval of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"
Narroweraccurse, execrate, anathemize, comminate, anathemise, anathematize, anathematisecurse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishdeplorar
Catalandeplorar
English > deplore: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningregret strongly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey deplore that there was a traffic accident
Example"I deplore this hostile action"
Synonymslament, bewail, bemoan
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishdeplorar, lamentar, quejarse, sentir
Catalandeplorar, lamentar, queixar-se, sentir

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