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de-, 向下，强调。-plor, 呼喊，呼叫，词源同explore, implore.比较declaim, denounce.
- deplore: see explore
- deplore (v.)
- 1550s, "to give up as hopeless," from French déplorer (13c.), from Latin deplorare "deplore, bewail, lament, give up for lost," from de- "entirely" (see de-) + plorare "weep, cry out," which is of unknown origin. Meaning "to regret deeply" is from 1560s. Related: Deplored; deploring.
- 1. We deplore this lamentably ill-advised decision.
- 2. Like everyone else, I deplore and condemn this killing.
- 3. We deplore the accident.
- 4. We would very much deplore it if a popular programme were taken off as a result of political pressure.
- 5. I deplore what has happened.
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