VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS

1. Passive Affections
Regret.

[Nouns] regret, repining; homesickness, nostalgia; maldu pays, maladie; lamentation [more]; penitence [more].

bitterness, heartburning.

laudator temporis acti (discontent) [more].

[Verbs] regret, deplore; bewail (lament) [more]; repine, cast a longing lingering look behind; rue, rue the day; repent [more]; infandum renovare dolorem.

prey on the mind, weigh on the mind, have a weight on the mind; leave an aching void.

[Adjectives] regretting; regretful; homesick.

regretted; much to be regretted, regrettable; lamentable (bad) [more].

[Interjections] what a pity! hang it!

[Phrases] 'tis pity, 'tis too true; "sig'd and look'd and sigh'd again" [Dryden].

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