Regrettable meaning

rĭ-grĕt'ə-bəl
Eliciting or deserving regret.

A regrettable lack of funds; regrettable remarks.

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To be regretted; unfortunate.
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Of an event, action, or state, allowing or deserving regret.

His painting his name of my car was more than regrettable, it was criminal.

It was regrettable that the teacher made the class retake the test when he was wrong about the answers.

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Origin of regrettable

  • regret +"Ž -able
    From Wiktionary