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Definition of Regretfulness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Regretfulness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Chronicle (1839)
"Thus it is net, he observes, to the love of power or riches that insanity can be directly traced, but to the regretfulness, the despondency, or the timidity ..."
2. Elements of the pathology of the human mind by Thomas Mayo (1838)
"... again, a ceaseless pondering over a painful impression tends to shake this supremacy of the will; and, finally, if regretfulness implies this process; ..."
3. The Nation: The Foundations of Civil Order and Political Life in the United by Elisha Mulford (1870)
"Thus in the strict historical school there is always a regretfulness, as that the convention of 1787 should have adjourned, and that there is now no ..."