Example sentences for: deplore

How can you use “deplore” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While we may deplore that sex has become the dominating factor in many young people's lives, the goal should be to expand and emphasize the nonsexual means of personal expression ("liberation") available to them, not to return to the repressive and contaminating moral hypocrisies of a previous age.

  • It is indeed troubling that Clinton could be driven out by voters who don't necessarily deplore his conduct.

  • She also has serviced the president's political opponents, all of whom, of course, deplore the situation as much as we in the media deplore it.

  • Marigold's parents, who never noticed her much except to deplore her, are forced to think about her, and her father discovers that she has "[s]triking looks, not good-looking in fact plain ugly.

  • If a stalkers' lobby itself didn't pipe up, at least civil libertarians who deplore the double-jeopardy implications of a federal stalking law would have criticized it.


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