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    regret

    regret - Dictionary definition and meaning for word regret

    Definition
    (noun) sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    Synonyms : rue , ruefulness , sorrow
    Example Sentence
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game
    Definition
    (verb) feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    Synonyms : repent , rue
    Definition
    (verb) feel sad about the loss or absence of Definition
    (verb) decline formally or politely
    Example Sentence
    • I regret I can't come to the party
    Definition
    (verb) express with regret
    Example Sentence
    • I regret to say that you did not gain admission to Harvard
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