What is another word for regretfully?
[ ɹɪɡɹˈɛtfəlɪ], [ ɹɪɡɹˈɛtfəlɪ], [ ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_f_ə_l_ɪ]
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Synonyms for Regretfully:
adv.• all (adverb)
- my (humble/deepest/sincere etc.) apologies,
- I'm sorry,
- I'm afraid,
- I hate to say/admit,
- if only,
- excuse me,
- I beg your pardon,
- I/we regret to inform/tell you that.
How to use "Regretfully" in context?
The word "regretfully" is a verb and means to feel sadness, regret, or distress because of a past action. Many people use the word regretfully in their everyday conversations to express that they are unhappy with something that they have done.
One of the most common uses of regretfully is when someone talks about how they are unhappy with a decision that they have made. For example, if a person decides to go out with their friends and have a few drinks, they might say "I regretfully had a few beers tonight.
Paraphrases for Regretfully:
Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
alas, regrettably, sadly, unfortunately.
deplorably, disappointingly, disgracefully, lamentably, painfully, reluctantly, tragically, unhappily, woefully.
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