Deplore and Lament


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Deplore verb – To feel or express sorrow for.
Usage example: a statement from the bishops deploring the loss of life in the war overseas

Lament is a synonym for deplore in regret topic. In some cases you can use "Lament" instead a verb "Deplore", when it comes to topics like rue, mourn, bemoan, be sorry. popular alternative
Synonyms for Deplore


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Lament verb – To feel or express sorrow for.
Usage example: she lamented the loss of her beloved pet to a degree that went way beyond words

Deplore is a synonym for lament in bemoan topic. You can use "Deplore" instead a verb "Lament", if it concerns topics such as rue, mourn, be sorry, to mourn or grieve deeply. popular alternative
Nearby Words: lamentation, lamentable, lamenting, lamented, lamentably
Synonyms for Lament

Common collocations

love deplore love lament love
state deplore state lament state
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Lament or Deplore. 2016. Accessed September 17, 2021.

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