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regrettable

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adjective re·gret·ta·ble \ri-ˈgre-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of regrettable

  • : causing sadness or disappointment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of regrettable

  1. :  deserving regret

Examples of regrettable in a sentence

  1. His decision to quit is regrettable.

  2. It was a regrettable mistake.



1603

First Known Use of regrettable

1603

Rhymes with regrettable


REGRETTABLE Defined for Kids

regrettable

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adjective re·gret·ta·ble \ri-ˈgre-tə-bəl\

Definition of regrettable for Students

  1. :  causing sorrow or disappointment <a regrettable mistake>

regrettably

\-blē\ adverb




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