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English adjective: regretful

1. regretful feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone


SamplesFelt regretful over his vanished youth.
Regretful over mistakes she had made.
He felt bad about breaking the vase.


Synonymsbad, sorry


See alsopenitent, repentant


Antonymsunregretful, unregretting









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