feel bad


: feel regret over something
I feel bad about what happened.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Today, this sense of haves versus have-nots is starting to create a caste system that can make everyone feel bad. Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 2023 Sensations motivate us in an obvious way: wounds feel bad, orgasms feel good. Nick Romeo, The New Yorker, 15 Mar. 2023 Imagine trying to make anyone feel bad that can't provide a yard of their own and has to rely on public parks. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 8 May 2023 Do not feel bad for high-level Hollywood and media executives. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 2023 The Bruins shouldn’t feel bad about that loss to Arizona earlier in the season. Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Mar. 2023 But certainly no one out there needs to feel bad for me. Jen Yamatostaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 8 Feb. 2023 Productivity guilt is a mindset that makes a person feel bad about themselves for not working hard enough and for not being able to achieve 100% of their goals (especially career goals) every day. Mark Travers, Forbes, 11 Jan. 2023 Don't feel bad, its tough to keep ur cool here. Vulture, 8 Dec. 2022 See More

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“Feel bad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel%20bad. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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