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regretful

[ ri-gret-fuhl ]
/ rɪˈgrɛt fəl /
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Definition of regretful

adjective
full of regret; sorrowful because of what is lost, gone, or done.
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Origin of regretful

First recorded in 1640–50; regret + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM regretful

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH regretful

1. regretful , regrettable2. regretfully , regrettably
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