much to the regret of (someone)

Definition of much to the regret of (someone)

:causing great disappointment to (someone)
  • Much to the regret of my parents, I decided not to go to college.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : great in importance or significance

  3. : many in number

  1. : to a great degree or extent : considerably

  2. : very

  3. : frequently, often

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

  2. : something considerable or impressive

regret play
  1. : to mourn the loss or death of

  2. : to miss very much

  3. : to be very sorry for

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

  2. : an expression of distressing emotion (such as sorrow)

  3. : a note politely declining an invitation

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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