regrettable

or re·gret·a·ble

[ ri-gret-uh-buh l ]
/ rɪˈgrɛt ə bəl /

adjective

causing or deserving regret; unfortunate; deplorable.

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Origin of regrettable

1595–1605; < Middle French regret(t)able; see regret, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM regrettable

re·gret·ta·ble·ness, nounre·gret·ta·bly, adverbun·re·gret·ta·ble, adjectiveun·re·gret·ta·bly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH regrettable

regretful regrettableregretfully regrettably
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