regret [ri-gret] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||be upset about|
|Synonyms:||apologize, be disturbed, be sorry for, bemoan, bewail, cry over, cry over spilled milk, deplore, deprecate, disapprove, feel remorse, feel sorry, feel uneasy, grieve, have compunctions, have qualms, kick oneself, lament, look back, miss, moan, mourn, repent, repine, rue, weep, weep over|
|Notes:||regret carries no explicit admission that one is responsible for an incident, while remorse implies a sense of guilty responsibility and a greater feeling of personal pain and anguish|
|Antonyms:||be content, be satisfied|
|Part of Speech:||noun, verb|
|Category:||1. Passive Affections|
regretting; regretful; homesick., regretted; much to be regretted, regrettable; lamentable (bad).
'tis pity, 'tis too true; "sig'd and look'd and sigh'd again" [Dryden].
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