verb (used with object), re·gret·ted, re·gret·ting.
SYNONYMS FOR regret
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OTHER WORDS FROM regretre·gret·ter, nounre·gret·ting·ly, adverbun·re·gret·ted, adjectiveun·re·gret·ting, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for regret
Let’s come together and commit to a shared future so that we will be able to look back at this moment in history not with regrets of how we failed, but with admiration for what we achieved.Nestlé CEO: Climate change laggards put the planet—and their businesses—at risk|matthewheimer|December 3, 2020|Fortune
So she asked her relatives to film short testimonials about their illness and their regret over attending the lunch, which was combined into the clip shared by the city.A birthday lunch left 15 Texas relatives battling covid-19: ‘Please don’t be like my family’|Andrea Salcedo|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
As Thomas Crown might say, regret is a waste of time, as is mendacity.Why Visa’s $5 billion Plaid deal is in deep trouble|Aaron Pressman|November 6, 2020|Fortune
The onboard quick-charging tech can deliver around four hours of playtime with a 10-minute charge, too, so no more regrets if you forget to charge up before a trip.Over-the-ear headphones that will be music to your ears|PopSci Commerce Team|October 27, 2020|Popular Science
He worked long hours and was prone to explosions of violence followed by expressions of regret.There’s Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm|Eugene Robinson|October 23, 2020|Ozy
In The Lay of the Land, Frank met with a failing octogenarian friend and visited a funeral home—and regretted both.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was time to sell the GM building, something his son says he regretted until his death in 2003.‘Housewife Tycoon’ Took On ‘Mad Men’ NYC Real Estate Market and Won|Vicky Ward|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dima also regretted that they had just put the tools away before the man came in, hoping to finish before the match began.
And then I regretted turning down this, but I was so grateful that it came back around.James Franco Uncensored: The Actor on Broadway, NYT Hate, and That Half-Naked Instagram|Marlow Stern|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He, quite reasonably, regretted doing it in the open water with a near stranger on national television.
Nevertheless, he regretted the very smell of the gas and the noise of the omnibuses.Sentimental Education Vol 1|Gustave Flaubert
His class room will never be forgotten by those who delighted to go to it, and regretted to leave it.The History of Dartmouth College|Baxter Perry Smith
In all this the matter had arranged itself as such matters do, and there was nothing, in truth, to be regretted.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
I have often regretted my last words to Colvin on this occasion.Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt|Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
It is much to be regretted that the descent was ever allowed to take place.Umbrellas and their History|William Sangster