1. To bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for.
    I deplore my neighbour for having lost his job.
    The UNHCR deplores the recent events in Sudan.
    I deplore not having listened to your advice.
  2. To condemn; to express strong disapproval of.
    I deplore how you treated him at the party.
    Many people deplore the actions of a corrupt government.
  3. To regard as hopeless; to give up.

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