regrettably


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re·gret·ta·bly

 (rĭ-grĕt′ə-blē)
adv.
1. To an extent deserving of regret: a regrettably brief career.
2. As a matter of regret: Regrettably, the book is not available.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.regrettably - by bad luckregrettably - by bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"
Translations
بصورَةٍ يُؤْسَف لَها
bohužel
beklageligt
hörmulega
maalesefne yazık kiüzücü olarak

regrettably

[rɪˈgretəblɪ] ADV (= unfortunately) → desgraciadamente, lamentablemente
there were regrettably few repliesfue una lástima que hubiera tan pocas respuestas

regrettably

[riˈgretəbli] adv
regrettably, ... → malheureusement, ...

regrettably

adv
(= unfortunately)bedauerlicherweise, leider
(= very)bedauerlich; regrettably few people camebedauerlich wenige Leute kamen, leider kamen nur wenige Leute

regrettably

[rɪˈgrɛtəblɪ] adv (unfortunately) → purtroppo, sfortunatamente
regrettably few → pochi, purtroppo

regret

(rəˈgret) past tense, past participle reˈgretted verb
to be sorry about. I regret my foolish behaviour; I regret that I missed the concert; I regret missing the concert; I regret to inform you that your application for the job was unsuccessful.
noun
a feeling of sorrow, or of having done something wrong. I have no regrets / I feel no regret about what I did; It was with deep regret that I heard the news of his death.
reˈgretful adjective
feeling regret.
reˈgretfully adverb
with regret. Regretfully, we have had to turn down your offer.
reˈgrettable adjective
a regrettable mistake.
reˈgrettably adverb

regrettable is spelt with two ts.
References in classic literature ?
In one or two cases I have known that detachment from the grosser needs of existence remain regrettably incomplete in the matter of drink.
But we are aware this is something that is still regrettably part of society.
The Crown Prince said in his cable, "We have been informed regrettably of the hurricane which hit your country and resulted in deaths, injuries, and damages.
That is regrettably not the case, as can be seen from overseas and local events against Jewish community targets.
But we are as we are now regrettably for whatever reason we are no longer a major industrial nation and therefore these places throughout the world that we could sell our products to regrettably are no longer there.
THE football world - which now, regrettably, resembles a bland, business world - has long been short of charismatic men of substance.
Regrettably, screenwriter Peter Straughan files down all of the barbs in Young's confessional, shoehorning the characters into a generic romantic comedy, replete with outlandish set-pieces.
This unflinching characterization of Billie Holiday showcased Corbin, who danced the flirtations and decrepitude (including a regrettably literal drug stupor) with equal commitment.
The board's action regrettably ignores the very real concerns of the residents of Agua Dulce.
Regrettably, Dyson's own location (or dislocation) might have made such a discussion impossible.
Regrettably, only one chapter is devoted to the nutrition necessary to produce healthy hair.
This is particularly true, regrettably, where opportunities to do good new work are most obvious, that is to say in those developing countries, in both the East and the West, where construction activity is intense.