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lamentable

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lamentable(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (sorrowful)
a. sad
Es lamentable que haya tanta pobreza en el mundo.It is sad that there is so much poverty in the world.
b. terrible
Su muerte fue una pérdida lamentable para todos nosotros.His death was a terrible loss for us all.
2. (shameful)
a. deplorable
Es un gran jugador, pero su conducta en el campo de juego es lamentable.He is a great player, but his behavior on the playing field is deplorable.
b. appalling
Llegaron borrachos y dieron un espectáculo lamentable.They arrived drunk and made an appalling spectacle of themselves.
3. (unfortunate)
a. regrettable (error)
Fue un error lamentable, pero error al fin y al cabo.It was a regrettable mistake, but a mistake after all.
4. (disastrous)
a. pitiful
Al volver del exilio, encontraron su casa en un estado lamentable.They found their house in a pitiful condition on their return from exile.
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lamentable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (triste)
a. terribly sad
2. (malo)
a. lamentable, deplorable
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lamentable
adjective
[+conducta] deplorable; [+injusticia] shameful; [+error] regrettable; [+escena, aspecto, estado] sorry; pitiful; [+pérdida] sad
es lamentable que ... it is regrettable that ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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