Translation of regrettable in Spanish:


lamentable, adj.

Pronunciation /rəˈɡrɛdəb(ə)l/ /rɪˈɡrɛtəb(ə)l/

Definition of lamentable in Spanish


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    it is regrettable that … + subjunctive es lamentable que …
    • Firstly it must be said that all of these incidents are regrettable and that this newspaper in no way condemns the breaking of the law on drugs.
    • However, apart from that one rather regrettable episode he'd never found the attic room particularly unsettling.
    • The events that led to this claim and counterclaim are indeed regrettable.
    • It is therefore regrettable that you chose to print the article in its current form and under a misleading heading on the front page of your paper.
    • She said that it had been regrettable that this had occurred.
    • He's not exactly acting very honorably in that role or as a man, and I think it's deeply regrettable.
    • It may be that the decision to interfere with such an editorial decision will have perverse and regrettable consequences.
    • It is regrettable that it has become necessary to deploy policemen in schools, but it is needed as an emergency shock treatment.
    • She said it was regrettable that a policeman, who had taken an oath, had come before the court and deliberately misled the court.
    • But it is regrettable that awareness is very low, especially among women and at the grassroots level.
    • The harsh reality is that the two big banks see the customer as an inconvenience and workers as a regrettable cost that has to be tolerated.
    • An ageing spinster behind a bar would far rather discuss the finer points of her son's regrettable taste in women than serve you a beer in under half an hour.
    • Business, with a regrettable few exceptions, is booming in a town known the world over because of its famous Rock.
    • I find this to be a regrettable stance, in the main because of the breadth of messages contained in it.
    • It was regrettable the association had chosen to adopt this approach.
    • He said that the violence ‘was regrettable,’ but that security staff must use force to do their jobs.
    • The judge said it was regrettable the family had to take legal action and live under the cloud of litigation for the last few years.
    • It is regrettable that some biotech companies have already left Europe.
    • He said the damaging of the trees was regrettable, but also exceptional.
    • It was regrettable that the workers felt that they had been put into a corner where they had to ballot for industrial action.