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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With feelings of discontent (used in polite formulas).

Usage examples (38)
  • I must regretfully decline your kind invitation
  • He fingered the coin regretfully and laid it on the counter with
  • But, "regretfully," it's never been anything more than talk.
  • I always look at the 'regretfully' as a polite, goodwill kindof thing. for more
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