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regrettable 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/riˈgretəbəl/,
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(of conduct or an event) Giving rise to regret; undesirable; unwelcome,
  1. (of conduct or an event) Giving rise to regret; undesirable; unwelcome
    • - the loss of this number of jobs is regrettable
    • - irresponsible and regrettable actions

  1. 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"
  2. (regrettably) unfortunately: by bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"
  3. Regrettables is an economic term to describe goods or services that do not add to utility themselves, but rather abate disutility. Examples would be health care, law enforcement and the justice system.
  4. (Regrettableness) Regret is a negative conscious and emotional reaction to personal past acts and behaviors. ...
  5. Of an event, action, or state, allowing or deserving regret