Definition of regrettable in English:


Syllabification: re·gret·ta·ble
Pronunciation: /rəˈɡredəb(ə)l


(Of conduct or an event) giving rise to regret; undesirable; unwelcome: the loss of this number of jobs is regrettable irresponsible and regrettable actions
More example sentences
  • Firstly it must be said that all of these incidents are regrettable and that this newspaper in no way condemns the breaking of the law on drugs.
  • However, apart from that one rather regrettable episode he'd never found the attic room particularly unsettling.
  • The events that led to this claim and counterclaim are indeed regrettable.
undesirable, unfortunate, unwelcome, sorry, woeful, disappointing;
deplorable, lamentable, shameful, disgraceful

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