Definition of Regretted

1. Verb. (past participle of regret) ¹



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Definition of Regretted

1. regret [v] - See also: regret

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regretted

regressivity
regressor
regressors
regret
regretable
regretful
regretfully
regretfulness
regretfulnesses
regreting
regretless
regrets
regrets only
regrettable
regrettably
regretted (current term)
regretter
regretters
regretting
regrew
regrind
regrinding
regrinds
regrip
regripped
regripping
regrips
regroom
regroomed
regrooming

Literary usage of Regretted

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1880)
"... as I was convinced that more mature reflection would induce him to modify his opinion, and took my leave. me that he regretted to find, after consid- ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"He very frequently invited them to familiar entertainments, the frugality of which was ridiculed by those who remembered and regretted the luxurious ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... it may be, be very much for any Liberal politician to concern himself about; but a decay which does not end in death ib always to be regretted. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1887)
"It is greatly to be regretted that Cal- verley never attempted any more serious work that would have brought out his great ability and large knowledge. ..."

5. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"It is much to be regretted that its future community will lack the Maori element; and that dependencies, of which English gentlemen were the first -settlers ..."

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