Definition of Regrets

1. Noun. A polite refusal of an invitation.

Exact synonyms: Declination
Generic synonyms: Acknowledgement, Acknowledgment, Refusal
Derivative terms: Decline



Definition of Regrets

1. Noun. (plural of regret) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of regret) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regrets

1. regret [v] - See also: regret

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regrets

regressive staining
regressively
regressiveness
regressivities
regressivity
regressor
regressors
regret
regretable
regretful
regretfully
regretfulness
regretfulnesses
regreting
regretless
regrets (current term)
regrets only
regrettable
regrettably
regretted
regretter
regretters
regretting
regrew
regrind
regrinding
regrinds
regrip
regripped
regripping

Literary usage of Regrets

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1. My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855)
"CITT ANNOYANCES—PLANTATION regrets—MY MISTRESS, MISS BOPHA HER HISTORY—HER KINDNESS TO ME—MY MASTER, HUGH ACLD HIS SOURNESS MY INCREASED SENSITIVENESS MY ..."

2. A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter (1909)
"CHAPTER XX WHEREIN THE ELDER AMMON OFFERS ADVICE, AND EDITH CARR EXPERIENCES regrets PHILIP AMMON walked from among his friends a humiliated and a wounded ..."

3. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1900)
"The Day of his arrival I wrote him a Note expressing my regrets that my health was so bad as to preclude my paying my Respects in Person, & obliging me to ..."

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