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Examples from the Web for regrettable
This regrettable action will, of course, ignite a racial gang war, leaving a heap of bodies in its wake.Inside 'Sons of Anarchy's' Final Season: Creator Kurt Sutter on the Most Brutal Season Yet|Annaliza Savage|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was regrettable that he left the country while being observed.
When they disagree, they tend to think there has been a regrettable, maybe terrible, mistake.God Save the United States From This Anti-Democratic Court|Jedediah Purdy|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Oates veers back into the war story, it is regrettable that certain factual inaccuracies become distractions.
I actually think it's sad and regrettable that it's come to this.
The first week dragged to its close in this regrettable fashion.Ruggles of Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
Regrettable as it may seem, it is with heightened spirits that he continues his stroll.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
The only regrettable omission was that the cup was not photographed.Telling Fortunes by Tea Leaves|Cicely Kent
From the bare, uninteresting, financial point of view that event would entail some regrettable consequences for himself.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
It is regrettable that she did not prefer to take in hand the women's legal status, which is still too much like that of minors.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1|Henry Baerlein