regrettable


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re·gret·ta·ble

 (rĭ-grĕt′ə-bəl)
adj.
Eliciting or deserving regret: a regrettable lack of funds; regrettable remarks.

re•gret•ta•ble

(rɪˈgrɛt ə bəl)

adj.
causing or deserving regret; unfortunate.
[1595–1605; < Middle French regret(t)able]
re•gret′ta•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.regrettable - deserving regretregrettable - deserving regret; "regrettable remarks"; "it's regrettable that she didn't go to college"; "it's too bad he had no feeling himself for church"
unfortunate - not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned"

regrettable

regrettable

adjective
Translations
يُؤْسَف لَه
politováníhodný
beklagelig
hörmulegur
üzücü

regrettable

[rɪˈgretəbl] ADJlamentable
it is regrettable thates lamentable que + subjun, es de lamentar que + subjun

regrettable

[rɪˈgrɛtəbəl] adj [fact, mistake] → regrettable
a regrettable incident → un incident regrettable
it is regrettable that ... → il est regrettable que ...

regrettable

adjbedauerlich

regrettable

[rɪˈgrɛtəbl] adj (deplorable) → increscioso/a, deplorevole; (unfortunate) her absence is regrettableci rincresce che sia assente

regret

(rəˈgret) past tense, past participle reˈgretted verb
to be sorry about. I regret my foolish behaviour; I regret that I missed the concert; I regret missing the concert; I regret to inform you that your application for the job was unsuccessful.
noun
a feeling of sorrow, or of having done something wrong. I have no regrets / I feel no regret about what I did; It was with deep regret that I heard the news of his death.
reˈgretful adjective
feeling regret.
reˈgretfully adverb
with regret. Regretfully, we have had to turn down your offer.
reˈgrettable adjective
a regrettable mistake.
reˈgrettably adverb

regrettable is spelt with two ts.

regrettable

a. lamentable; infortunado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Now and then, as happens at all receptions everywhere, a more than ordinary friendly soul blocked the procession and kept it waiting while he inquired how the brothers liked the village, and how long they were going to stay, and if their family was well, and dragged in the weather, and hoped it would get cooler soon, and all that sort of thing, so as to be able to say, when he got home, "I had quite a long talk with them"; but nobody did or said anything of a regrettable kind, and so the great affair went through to the end in a creditable and satisfactory fashion.
Early in the month a most regrettable circumstance took place.
That is the meaning of the regrettable, incidents in the newspapers.
Manson Mingott's and the Headly Chiverses'); and at a time when it was beginning to be thought "provincial" to put a "crash" over the drawing-room floor and move the furniture upstairs, the possession of a ball-room that was used for no other purpose, and left for three-hundred-and-sixty-four days of the year to shuttered darkness, with its gilt chairs stacked in a corner and its chandelier in a bag; this undoubted superiority was felt to compensate for whatever was regrettable in the Beaufort past.
Philander; "permit me to suggest that doubtless the Moors who were conquered in the fifteenth century will continue in that most regrettable condition for the time being at least, even though we postpone discussion of that world calamity until we may attain the enchanting view of yon FELIS CARNIVORA which distance proverbially is credited with lending.
She created a regrettable scene when it was brought to her, because "she had been feared it would not know her again.
The loss of life," the journal went on to say, "although regrettable, is, so far as accounts have reached us, not large.
Wherefore, probably, he practised his iron inhibition and preached it to others, and preferred women of his own type, who could shake free of this bestial and regrettable ancestral line and by discipline and control emphasize the wideness of the gulf that separated them from what their dim forbears had been.
I am further instructed to say that the regrettable event at Lady Lydiard's house is the proposed subject of the consultation.
Regrettable as her position is, I cannot see that she is to blame for it.
Pardon me, my dear," he said with affected solemnity, "for mentioning these disagreeable particulars, the natural though regrettable incidents of a conjugal quarrel-- resulting, doubtless, from the luckless wife's insubordination.
My young friend tells me that she informed you of her regrettable outbreak of temper a few days since," he said as he handed me the volume.