Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: regretting
IPA transcription: [ɹɪɡɹ'ɛtɪŋ]
Usage examples
  • "Enough, mother," said Raskolnikov, deeply regretting that he had come.
  • She had just sufficient strength for the sudden breaking off of their engagement, none for explanation, and none, alas! to save her from regretting her act of supererogatory virtue.
  • I felt that it gave new strength to my hopes, and that feeling prevented me from regretting my heavy loss, but grateful for the great generosity of my benefactor I was fully determined on keeping my promise.
  • Silverbridge as he said this looked forward steadfastly on to the water, regretting much that cause for quarrel should have arisen, but thinking that Tregear would find himself obliged to quarrel. But Tregear, after a few moments' silence, having thought it out, determined that he would not quarrel.