Definition of Deplores
1. Verb. (third-person singular of deplore) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Deplores
1. deplore [v] - See also: deplore
Lexicographical Neighbors of Deplores
Literary usage of Deplores
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"... WHEN HAVING LAID ASIDE HIS STUDIES, HE INDULGED HIS APPETITES, AND WITH HIS COMPANIONS COMMITTED THEFT CHAPTER I. He deplores the sins of his youth. ..."
2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(117) Notwithstanding these rigorous precautions, the emperor Constantine, after a reign of twenty-five years, still deplores the venal and oppressive ..."
3. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"And no one more than the masters deplores this deterioration, for they can, and even do, in small amounts, produce very excellent glass in the style of the ..."
4. Dante and His Circle: With the Italian Poets Preceding Him (1100-1200-1300 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Dante Alighieri (1905)
"He commends the work of Dante's life, then drawing to its close; and deplores his own deficiencies. GLORY to God and to God's Mother chaste, Dear friend, ..."
5. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1897)
"Clarkson relative to the Duel—Pitcairn to King —deplores the Death of Hamilton. Aaron Burr, who had been the recipient of his party's favors, and had nearly ..."
6. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1904)
"Governor Clinton deplores to General Heath the Lack of Provisions —Impress Warrants Issued for Teams and Forage. Poughkeepsie, Octr. 18th, 1781. ..."
7. Benjamin Disraeli: An Unconventional Biography by Wilfrid Meynell (1903)
"... public you have served is feeling with you ; that England, irrespective of party, deplores even the timely termination of an essentially English union. ..."
8. Ireland Past and Present by Augustus J. Thébaud, John Habberton (1878)
"Keating deplores in the following terms the fierce tyranny of the Danish sea-kong: Thus in the ninth century the subsequent events of the sixteenth and ..."