regretful vs. regrettable – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Regretful

Definition:

feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone

Examples:

felt regretful over his vanished youth

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Regrettable

Definition:

deserving regret

Examples:

it's regrettable that she didn't go to college

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