regardful

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From regard +‎ -ful.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

regardful (comparative more regardful, superlative most regardful)

  1. Respectful. [from 16th c.]
  2. (now rare) Watchful, observant. [from 16th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.7:
      And evermore, when with regardfull sight / She looking backe espies that griesly wight / Approching nigh, she gins to mend her pace [].