Regret synonyms and antonyms

rĭ-grĕt'

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To be sorry for
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A feeling of slight regret for something done
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The quality of feeling bitter; acrimony, resentment
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Regard for or interest in someone or something:
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Anxiety is defined as a feeling of being nervous or worried, often as a result of fear of a possible future event.
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A source of nagging concern or uneasiness.
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The definition of grieve is to feel pain or sadness as a result of a loss, or to cause pain or stress to someone.
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Repentance is the act of saying sorry or asking for forgiveness for sins and wrongdoings.
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Rue is defined as to regret or feel remorse.
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Disgust with oneself.
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That which produces such suffering; trouble, loss, affliction, etc.
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A disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.
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A longing for something far away or long ago or for former happy circumstances
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The act of annoying or the state of being annoyed.
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To say with a moan
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Remorse
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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Discomfort is defined as a feeling of slight pain, or a lack of comfort.
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(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
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To wail over; to feel or express deep sorrow for
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To regret deeply; deplore:
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To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
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Help; assistance:
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The pleasure obtained by such fulfillment.
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To rejoice is to feel great happiness or joy, or to take great pleasure in something.
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To be sorry for
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Pain of mind arising from misfortune, significant personal loss, misconduct of oneself or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness. [from early 14th c.]
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To condemn; consider wrong or inappropriate.
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To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like. [from 16th c.]
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Exhibiting compunctions, scruples, feelings of guilt.
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Feeling regret and sorrow for one's sins or offenses; penitent.
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Lamentable; woeful:
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The definition of lamentable is something to view with regret or pity.
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The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
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Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
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Eliciting or deserving regret:
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Marked by or filled with remorse.
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Characterized by or indicative of repentance
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The definition of rueful is expressing sorrow or regret.
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A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
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The definition of compassion means to have sympathy and want to help a person or people who are going through a difficult time.
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(Theol.) Sorrow for having offended God
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(Countable) An imprecation or curse.
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The condition or quality of being penitent; regret for wrongdoing.
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A sudden feeling of uneasiness or doubt; misgiving
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A feeling of regret or sadness for doing wrong or sinning.
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Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience.
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To cause to feel or suffer anguish.
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To be sorry for
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(Intransitive) To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
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To deplore is defined as to be sorry about or to strongly disapprove of something.
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To be sorry for
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To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To feel pangs of distress.
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To be sorry for
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The state of being contented
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(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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be upset about
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be upset about
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To express approval, especially by clapping the hands.
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(Theology, intransitive) To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to practice sin and to love.
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A discontented person. (see also malcontent).
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The state of being disgruntled, usually displayed in a stereotypical form such as frowning and annoyance; the acts of sulky dissatisfaction.
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Dissatisfaction is defined as the state of being unhappy, or the thing causing the unhappiness.
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To complain about; to be dismayed or worried about something
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(Intransitive) To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
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A sense of loss and longing for someone or something gone or passed out of existence:
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Blame or condemnation directed at the self, as by the conscience.
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Remorse
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The state or condition of being regretful.
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The definition of conscience is a personal awareness of right and wrong that you use to guide your actions to do right.
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Remorse
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(Intransitive, now literary) To regret; to complain. [from 15th century]
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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(Idiomatic) to seriously regret one's actions.
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To be sorry for
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(Idiomatic) To reproach oneself for making a mistake or missing an opportunity.
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(Idiomatic) To forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.
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To be sorry for
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To disapprove of
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To be sorry for
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A slowing up or feeling of dejection, as after great excitement, effort, etc.
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A statement of acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon.
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Something that excuses; extenuating or justifying factor
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An acknowledgment of a personal error or fault.
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Unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations
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The property of being rueful.
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To receive or accept with pleasure or satisfaction
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To show grief for a death by conventional signs, as by wearing black clothes.
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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To be sorry for
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(Intransitive) To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event.
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