Examples of regrettable in a Sentence
His decision to quit is regrettable.
It was a regrettable mistake.
Recent Examples of regrettable from the Web
To celebrate Underwood’s 35th birthday, Fisher posted a throwback photo on Instagram of his wife’s American Idol days—and a perhaps regrettable hair choice.
But while some of those choices, like regrettable haircuts from our past, make for great brunch fodder, other choices are far more concerning.
Some people state that just trying to clear his name through the proper channels is tantamount to ‘bullying’, which, again, reflects an unfortunate and regrettable mentality formed by a culture that rewards inflammatory innuendo over simple facts.
But charter advocates in Ohio and nationally said the move was regrettable, but fair.
These are not the nihilistic street freaks of the original film (Jeff Goldblum made a regrettable screen debut as their leader), but garden-variety thieves, one of whom is too horny to behave.
Their regrettable policy is to unload attractive players around the trade deadline, and that has to stop.
We are extremely disappointed by this regrettable situation and apologize to the entire NYU community and communities everywhere for their insensitive and offensive actions.
Overtweezing your eyebrows in the '90s was a (regrettable) rite of passage that even Kim Kardashian wasn't exempt from.
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First Known Use of regrettable
REGRETTABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regrettable for English Language Learners
: causing sadness or disappointment
REGRETTABLE Defined for Kids
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