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synonyms for regrettable

  • calamitous
  • deplorable
  • dire
  • disappointing
  • distressing
  • dreadful
  • grievous
  • heartbreaking
  • lamentable
  • sad
  • shameful
  • afflictive
  • ill-advised
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • unfavorable
  • unhappy
  • woeful
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antonyms for regrettable

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  • cheerful
  • comforting
  • fortunate
  • good
  • happy
  • joyous
  • lucky
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • satisfactory
  • wonderful
  • blessed
  • right
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How to use regrettable in a sentence

I spent a regrettable percentage of my early 20s reading critically acclaimed novels by men that portrayed women as whiteboards for a man’s desire, scribbled over and barely distinguishable.
IN ‘REAL ESTATE,’ DEBORAH LEVY CONTEMPLATES THE STRUCTURES THAT DEFINE USMICHELE FILGATEAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her acceptance of responsibility and apology will be an important example to us all that we can successfully overcome our regrettable decisions, despite the costly consequences of this one to her.
SPRINTER SHA’CARRI RICHARDSON SUSPENDED ONE MONTH AFTER MARIJUANA TEST, PUTTING OLYMPICS IN DOUBTADAM KILGORE, RICK MAESEJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bush took responsibility for what he described as “regrettable incidents” that happened 14 years ago during a “particularly difficult personal time” in his life.
FORMER ATHENAHEALTH CEO JONATHAN BUSH RETURNS TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP WITH NEW STARTUPNATASHA MASCARENHASJUNE 17, 2021TECHCRUNCH
A regrettable moment can become an opportunity to model positive conflict-resolution behaviors while also maintaining closeness.
YELLED AT YOUR KIDS? HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD LET GO OF THAT SHAME.EMILY EDLYNNMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The military’s role in the space program is inevitable, even if Russell sees it as regrettable.
WHY WE SHOULD BE SPENDING MORE ON SPACE TRAVELJEFFREY KLUGERAPRIL 12, 2021TIME
Henry Hudson landed here, and many another Dutchman has been 'landed' and made regrettable discoveries right on this same spot.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
It is regrettable that God did not possess the magnanimity of an Ingersoll and make health contagious instead of disease.
TYRANNY OF GODJOSEPH LEWIS
We leave the reader to make his own comments on these too regrettable facts.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
Because of these two regrettable occurrences a great honor and pleasure has fallen upon me.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
It was touching experience at a fresh point, and was far from being altogether regrettable.
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WORDS RELATED TO REGRETTABLE

  • adverse
  • afflictive
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • deadly
  • deplorable
  • devastating
  • dire
  • fatal
  • grievous
  • harmful
  • heartbreaking
  • lamentable
  • messy
  • pernicious
  • regrettable
  • ruinous
  • unfavorable
  • unfortunate
  • woeful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.