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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlamentablelam‧ent‧a‧ble /ˈlæməntəbəl, ləˈmentəbəl/ adjective formal  BAD ATvery unsatisfactory or disappointing syn terrible a lamentable state of affairs a lamentable lack of support for the idea It is lamentable that the officer failed to deal with the situation.lamentably adverb
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lamentableIt is lamentable that Cassidy will not get to coach his team next season.lamentable state of affairsIt is a lamentable state of affairs.
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