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Synonyms for regretfully

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regretfully(adverb)

    with regret (used in polite formulas)

    "I must regretfully decline your kind invitation"

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "regretfully":

    unfortunately, regrettably, sadly, alas

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  1. regretfully

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  1. Mitch McConnell:

    It's pretty obvious we were not able, in the House, to pass a replacement. Our Democratic friends ought to be pretty happy about that because we have the existing law in place, and I think we are just going to have to see how that works out, we believe it will not work out well, but we'll see. They have an opportunity now to have the status quo, regretfully.

  2. Alexander Graham Bell:

    When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    One of the deadliest and most venomous destructive concoction is created by mixing false pride with ignorance and power. Regretfully there are more victims of this poisonous formulation than the poison itself.

  4. Ian Blackford:

    The president of the United States of America will regretfully have the red carpet rolled out for him by this Conservative government, but from the public, the welcome will be far from warm.

  5. Traditionalist Worker Party:

    Regretfully, one of our men was injured and is currently in the hospital.

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