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Synonyms for regretfully
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regretfullyadverb

    with regret (used in polite formulas)

    "I must regretfully decline your kind invitation"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "regretfully":

    unfortunately, regrettably, sadly, alas

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#4184unfortunately
#11756sadly
#16037alas
#49030regrettably
#86382regretfully

How to use regretfully in a sentence?

  1. Alexander Graham Bell:

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

  2. Helen Keller:

    When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

  3. Li Keqiang:

    Very regretfully it was shelved by the Myanmar government in 2011. But the contract is still in force. How to push this cooperation forward is an important thing for both countries, i think that the existing government has no time to get this project restarted. I believe that once the new government is in office, the Chinese government will continue to discuss with them how to restart this project.

  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. 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.


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    • B. imperturbability
    • C. jaded
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