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Lamentable

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"That's what I want her to do. She won't go to the marriage. She says a wedding is one of the most lamentable spectacles on earth. Nice thing for a woman to say to her husband!" exclaimed Mr. Pontellier, fuming anew at the recollection. (Chopin, Ch. 22)

Given the above passage, the word "lamentable" most likely means

A

extraordinary.

B

memorable.

C

sorrowful.

D

unique.

E

pitiful.