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Synonyms for regrettable
rɪˈgrɛt ə bəl

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  1. regrettable, too bad(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    too bad

    Antonyms:
    fortunate

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#45257disgraceful
#54242regrettable
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#88536deplore
#95216lamentable
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How to use regrettable in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Sadler:

    It is especially regrettable that the interests of the former Stanford executives and financial advisers have been elevated over the rights of the Stanford victims.

  2. Raul Grijalva of Arizona:

    Ron Klain said it was regrettable and that it was not the way we should do things.

  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to 'order' than to justice who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice who constantly says 'I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action' who paternalistically believes he can set the timetable for someone else's freedom who lives by a mythical concept of time and who constantly advises the Negro to wait for a 'more convenient season.'

  4. Las Vegas Assemblywoman Michele Fiore:

    What's regrettable is governing and forcing innocent people to be defenseless while allowing and inviting terrorists into our country knowing the murderous outcome, my strong message to you is its time Americans begin protecting America. Get armed, get trained get your head out if the sand and be prepared.

  5. Fergal Gaynor:

    It is regrettable that the victims have received almost nothing from the entire ICC process.


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