regrettably

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adverb re·gret·ta·bly \-blē\

Definition of regrettably

  1. 1 :  to a regrettable extent a regrettably steep decline in wages

  2. 2 :  it is to be regretted regrettably, they could not attend

Examples of regrettably in a Sentence

  1. The progress of the work was regrettably slow.

First Known Use of regrettably

1866


REGRETTABLY Defined for English Language Learners

regrettably

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Definition of regrettably for English Language Learners

  • —used to say that something is disappointing or regrettable

  • : to an extent that causes disappointment or regret


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