much to someone's regret

Definition of much to someone's regret

  1. :  causing someone great disappointment Much to my parents' regret, I decided not to go to college.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree

    :  great in importance or significance

    :  many in number

  1. :  to a great degree or extent :  considerably

    :  very

    :  frequently, often

  1. :  a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree

    :  something considerable or impressive

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  to mourn the loss or death of

    :  to miss very much

    :  to be very sorry for

  1. :  sorrow aroused by circumstances beyond one's control or power to repair

    :  an expression of distressing emotion (such as sorrow)

    :  a note politely declining an invitation

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to criticize severely

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