Definition of Regretting

1. Verb. (present participle of regret) Also form regreting is used, although it is not generally recognized by dictionaries. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regretting

1. regret [v] - See also: regret

Lexicographical Neighbors of Regretting

regret
regretable
regretful
regretfully
regretfulness
regretfulnesses
regreting
regretless
regrets
regrets only
regrettable
regrettably
regretted
regretter
regretters
regretting
regrew
regrind
regrinding
regrinds
regrip
regripped
regripping
regrips
regroom
regroomed
regrooming
regrooms
regroove
regrooved

Literary usage of Regretting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"'s Secretary of State, in an unpublished letter from " Whitehall, 4th Novbr, 1689," regretting he could not address the Irish General by his recent or ..."

2. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... of such a possible character, regretting important in its consequences ; the influence that his too moderate ambition should be of Genius and Learning-. ..."

3. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1861)
"Regretting that my recollections of Dr. McDonald are not more extended and minute, I am, dear Sir, faithfully yours, HENRY GREGORY. SAMUEL FARMAR JARVIS, DD ..."

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