Kitty, a fair but frozen maid, Kindled a flame I yet deplore, The hood-wink’d boy I called to aid, Though of his near approach afraid, So fatal to my suit before.
— A most deplorable want of complexion.
Emma could not deplore her future absence as any deduction from her own enjoyment.
The heat was excessive; he had never suffered any thing like it—almost wished he had staid at home—nothing killed him like heat—he could bear any degree of cold, etc., but heat was intolerable—and he sat down, at the greatest possible distance from the slight remains of Mr. Woodhouse’s fire, looking very deplorable.
"Good God!" cried Emma, "this has been a most unfortunate—most deplorable mistake!
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We deplore the government’s treatment of political prisoners.