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regret

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of regret

  1. a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing <she was consumed with regret for belittling him in public and felt much better once she had apologized> Synonyms contriteness, contrition, penitence, guilt, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue, self-reproach, shameRelated Words compunction, misgiving, prick, qualm, scruple; blame, culpability, fault; liability, rap, responsibility; chagrin, embarrassment; anguish, distress, grief, ruth, sadness, sorrow; bloodguilt, bloodguiltiness; apology, excuses, hand-wringing, mea culpaAntonyms impenitence, remorselessness




regret

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of regret

  1. to feel sorry or dissatisfied about <we regret any inconvenience that we may have caused you> Synonyms bemoan, deplore, lament, repent, rue Related Words ache (for), bewail, grieve (for), mourn, sorrow (for) Near Antonyms delight (in), enjoy, relish, revel (in), savor (also savour)




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