1. That may be deplored or lamented; lamentable; that demands or causes lamentation; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; miserable; wretched; as, the evils of life are deplorable; the Pagan world is in a deplorable condition.
Deplorate, in a like sense, is not used.
2. In popular use, low; contemptible; pitiable; as deplorable stupidity.