- adj. 可悲的；哀伤的；可怜的
"my finances were in a deplorable state"
"a lamentable decision"
"her clothes were in sad shape"
"a sorry state of affairs"
- And then they disappeared, which was a lamentable development.
- India's willingness to open its economy in reality is in lamentable contrast to its inability to commit itself at the WTO.
The lamentable friends, trailing their long black garments.出自： N. Hawthorne