Examples of regretfully in a Sentence
“I must leave now,” he said regretfully.
I must regretfully decline your invitation.
Recent Examples of regretfully from the Web
Without the Board's prior knowledge, regretfully, the delegation included one Israeli officer.
Three times this has happened to me; once, regretfully, the charge was led by Herr Doktor, who at least was playing a practical joke.
Aaron Rodgers was, regretfully, our second outright miss of the season.
However, the entertainment on the pitch might regretfully be overshadowed by events in the stands by the behaviour of visiting supporters, .
Following the breakup, the father of six headed to Las Vegas, where he’s regretfully turned to a life of gambling.
A sign on the door said the cafe is regretfully closing.
Regretfully many of the flower buds are going to be lost but some might be saved with good care.
Perhaps like some directors, Mr. Gunn fondly or regretfully looks back on a time when studio filmmakers could more or less do their own thing cinematically.
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REGRETFULLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regretfully for English Language Learners
: with regret : with sadness or disappointment
—used to say that something is regretted
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