Regrettable and Sad


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Regrettable adjective – Of a kind to cause great distress.
Usage example: the explorers forged ahead despite the regrettable loss of some of their companions

Sad is a synonym for regrettable in unfortunate topic. In some cases you can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Regrettable", when it comes to topics like undesirable, happy, disappointing.
Nearby Words: regret, regretful, regrettably, regretted, regretting
Synonyms for Regrettable


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Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Regrettable is a synonym for sad in unfortunate topic. You can use "Regrettable" instead an adjective "Sad", if it concerns topics such as deplorable, happy, disappointing.
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
Synonyms for Sad

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end regrettable end sad end
incident regrettable incident sad incident
case regrettable case sad case
past regrettable past sad past
Other nouns: variant.
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