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A feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing
“… she was consumed with regret for belittling him in public and felt much better once she had apologized.”
Used in polite formulas to express apology for or sadness at an occurrence or an inability to accept an invitation
“News of Peter's passing was received with much sadness and genuine regret throughout the district.”
A feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappointment over an occurrence or something that one has done or failed to do
“She would have expressed little regret had the courts sentenced him to death.”
To feel sorry or dissatisfied about
“I regret the passing of the old era.”
“She shook her head angrily, immediately regretting it.”
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