English word regrettable comes from English regret, English -able.
Regrettable detailed word origin explanation
|regret || English (eng) ||(more generally) To feel sorry about (any thing).. To feel sorry about (a thing that has or has not happened), afterthink: to wish that a thing had not happened, that something else had happened instead. (obsolete) Dislike; aversion.. Emotional pain on account of something done or experienced in the past, with a wish that it had been different; a looking back with dissatisfaction or with longing. |
|-able || English (eng) ||Able to be done; fit to be done.. An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning:. Due to be.. Giving, or inclined to.. Relevant to or suitable to, in accordance with.. Subject to. |
|regrettable || English (eng) ||Able to be regretted, especially deserving of regret. |
Words with the same origin as regrettable