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regretful

Saltos de línea: re¦gret|ful
Pronunciación: /rɪˈɡrɛtfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

Definición de regretful en inglés:

adjetivo

Feeling or showing regret: he sounded regretful but pointed out that he had committed himself
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Jason kneeled near the dog, and gave a regretful smile.
  • He walked out with somewhat a regretful smile on his face, his eyes lost in the past; he nearly walked into the closed door!
  • In one case, a tiny, angry-looking boy is judged sufficiently regretful to return to the school where he threatened a bodyguard.
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Derivados

regretfulness

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Heavy use of close-ups and a restlessly moving camera consistently evoke a sense of ‘now,’ which lends the regretfulness and nostalgia of the film's later sequences a great deal of power.
  • I am truly contrite, penitent, repentant, remorseful and steeped in the tears of my regretfulness.
  • He was standing above me with genuine pity and regretfulness.

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