Synonyms for regret

Synonyms for (noun) regret

Synonyms: regret, rue, ruefulness, sorrow

Definition: sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment

Usage: he drank to drown his sorrows; he wrote a note expressing his regret; to his rue, the error cost him the game

Similar words: sadness, unhappiness

Definition: emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

Synonyms for (verb) regret

Synonyms: regret

Definition: express with regret

Usage: I regret to say that you did not gain admission to Harvard

Similar words: inform

Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: regret

Definition: decline formally or politely

Usage: I regret I can't come to the party

Similar words: refuse, decline

Definition: show unwillingness towards

Usage: he declined to join the group on a hike

Synonyms: regret, repent, rue

Definition: feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about

Similar words: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret

Synonyms: regret

Definition: feel sad about the loss or absence of

Similar words: miss

Definition: feel or suffer from the lack of

Usage: He misses his mother

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