My finances were in a deplorable state.
A lamentable decision.
Her clothes were in sad shape.
A sorry state of affairs.
|Of very poor quality or condition.|
Deplorable housing conditions in the inner city.
Woeful treatment of the accused.
Woeful errors of judgment.
|Bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.|
A criminal waste of talent.
A deplorable act of violence.
Adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife.