adverb see deplore

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Deploringly — De*plor ing*ly, adv. In a deploring manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deploringly — adverb In a deploring manner …   Wiktionary

  • deploringly — de·plor·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • deploringly — adverb : in a deploring manner * * * deplorˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑deplore …   Useful english dictionary

  • deplore — transitive verb (deplored; deploring) Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French deplorer, from Latin deplorare, from de + plorare to wail Date: 1559 1. a. to feel or express grief for b. to regret strongly 2. to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deplore — deploration /dep leuh ray sheuhn, dee pleuh /, n. deplorer, n. deploringly, adv. /di plawr , plohr /, v.t., deplored, deploring. 1. to regret deeply or strongly; lament: to deplore the present state of morality. 2. to disapprove of; censure. 3.… …   Universalium

  • deplore — [dɪ plɔ:] verb feel or express strong disapproval of. Derivatives deploring adjective deploringly adverb Origin C16 (in the sense weep for, regret deeply ): from Fr. déplorer or Ital. deplorare, from L. deplorare, from de away, thoroughly +… …   English new terms dictionary

  • deplore — /dəˈplɔ / (say duh plaw) verb (t) (deplored, deploring) to feel or express deep grief for or in regard to; regret deeply. {Latin dēplōrāre bewail} –deplorer, noun –deploring, adjective –deploringly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • deplore — 1 grieve over; regret. 2 be scandalized by; find exceedingly bad. Derivatives: deploringly adv. Etymology: F deacuteplorer or It. deplorare f. L deplorare (as DE , plorare bewail) …   Useful english dictionary

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