What is lamentable?

  • (adj): An archaic word for mournful.
    Example: "Tell thou the lamentable tale of me, And send the hearers weeping to their beds"- Shakespeare
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Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator - Gameplay - Diplomacy
... Excellent (Military Pact) Profitable Beneficial Favourable Workable Satisfactory Indifferent Lamentable Deplorable No relations At War In addition, there is a special ... decides to reduce the relationship in the diplomatic phase, or if the relationship is at Lamentable, Deplorable or non-existent, Israel can declare war and invade ... country, that country will, in turn, reduce its relationship to Lamentable and then declare war ...

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Famous quotes containing the word lamentable:

    To be worst,
    The lowest and most dejected thing of fortune,
    Stands still in esperance, lives not in fear.
    The lamentable change is from the best;
    The worst returns to laughter. Welcome, then,
    Thou unsubstantial air that I embrace!
    The wretch that thou hast blown unto the worst
    Owes nothing to thy blasts.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Quince. Marry, our play is “The most lamentable comedy and most cruel death of Pyramus and Thisbe.”
    Bottom. A very good piece of work, I assure you, and a merry.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The Cave of Jeremiah is in this part. In its lamentable recesses he composed his lamentable Lamentations.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)