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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfortunately, unluckily, regrettably, alas(adverb)

    by bad luck

    "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"


  1. regrettably(Adverb)

    In a manner inspiring or deserving regret.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regrettably in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regrettably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of regrettably in a Sentence

  1. Susan Collins:

    I think it's extremely unlikely, regrettably.

  2. Patrick Moussignac:

    Regrettably, he's the most popular person in the country.

  3. Justice Sonia Sotomayor:

    There are other ways to kill people, regrettably, that are painless.

  4. Hilal Khashan:

    The tribunal harks back to another era, and the latest developments have regrettably overtaken it.

  5. Khalig Mamedov:

    Despite all the efforts, regrettably, no one has been found, this is the biggest tragedy in SOCAR's history.

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