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used in The Great Gatsby

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strongly dislike or regret
  • The hall was at present occupied by two deplorably sober men and their highly indignant wives.
    p. 51.9
deplorably = regrettably

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ably" is a combination of the suffixes "-able" and "-ly". It means in a manner that is capable of being. This is the same pattern you see in words like agreeably, favorably, and comfortably.)
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