Example sentences for: deplored

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

  • The Degas family (which sometimes changed their name to "de Gas" to suggest noble roots) came to prominence through the same international banking connections the Jewish financiers they deplored had.

  • Representatives of both parties deplored the incident and described it as murder.

  • The paper said Israel could not "act permissively toward those who are entrusted with its deepest secrets and then decide to breach their commitment," but it deplored the fact that Vanunu has been held in strict solitary confinement for the past 12 years on the insistence of Israeli security services.

  • Critics have admired the film technically but have deplored Thompson's vision.

  • Malcolm: "Since the object of [Starr's investigation] was to turn the nation against the President, those of us who deplored the investigation from the start can only take satisfaction in Starr's bungling--in this time of few satisfactions."

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