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regretfuladjective

 us   /rɪˈɡret·fəl/
feeling or ​expressingsadness or ​disappointment: a regretful ​sigh
regretfully
adverb  us   /rɪˈɡret·fə·li/
"We never ​spoke of it," Anne regretfully ​acknowledged.
(Definition of regretful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “regretful”
in Chinese (Simplified) 懊悔的, 遗憾的, 惋惜的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懊悔的, 遺憾的, 惋惜的…
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