Definitions

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  • adv. In an unregretful manner; without regret.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ regretfully.

Examples

  • "Well, not much" McCracken unregretfully gave him his last and watched him smoke it.

    The Worlds Of Robert A Heinlein

  • Gilbert unregretfully that her card was full when he came to ask her for

    Anne of the Island

  • Yet neither Cyrus nor Deborah took to her, and they let her go unregretfully when they found that she wished to return home.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906

  • It is quite possible for a lifelong passion for fair women to become insensibly and unregretfully transmuted into a passion for first editions, and you may become quite sincerely content that a younger fellow catch the flying maiden, if only you can catch yon flitting butterfly for your collection.

    Vanishing Roads and Other Essays

  • And, unless we allow ourselves to be influenced by musty conventions and superstitions, both habits may be prolonged far beyond the moping limits of custom, and need never be abandoned unless we become sincerely and unregretfully tired of them.

    Vanishing Roads and Other Essays

  • She was evidently absorbed in love of it, and sat, smoothing its shiny surface with her little cracked hand, so oblivious to the requirements of the occasion that she only looked up dazed when the teacher told her to describe the Amazon River, and unregretfully let the question pass.

    Meadow Grass Tales of New England Life

  • A hopeful, eager interest in life and the world at large was the first necessity to success in my calling; but already I found a leaden apathy creeping over me which even the powerful motives of pride, and my resolute purpose to seem cheerful that she might go on to her bright future unregretfully, were not sufficiently strong to banish.

    A Day of Fate

  • He saw the approach of death calmly, but not unregretfully.

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 5

  • Dr. Laurie was, I think, a Moderate: ’tis certain, at least, that he took a very Roman view of deathbed dispositions; for he told the old man that he had lived beyond man’s natural years, that his life had been easy and reputable, that his family had all grown up and been a credit to his care, and that it now behoved him unregretfully to gird his loins and follow the majority.

    Memories and Portraits

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