verb (used with object), re·gret·ted, re·gret·ting.
Origin of regret
SYNONYMS FOR regret
Related formsre·gret·ter, nounre·gret·ting·ly, adverbun·re·gret·ted, adjectiveun·re·gret·ting, adjective
Examples from the Web for regretting
Presumably to pursue a long career of regretting that he left a lead role on the best show on network television.Life After TV Death: How Shows Like ‘Game of Thrones’ Kill Your Favorite Characters|Phillip Maciak|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's better to regret not having kids then having them and regretting it.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Liz shrank away, regretting her provocative glances now that she saw the kind of men she had to do with.Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
The poor girl left her lover with a heavy heart, regretting that her scheme had proved unsuccessful.Three Years in Europe|William Wells Brown
Besides, I had another reason for regretting that she was not with me.Melchior's Dream and Other Tales|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Ever since, all through the three years, she had been regretting it.
He had soon marked down the buoy and was regretting that it would be only a matter of twenty minutes before we must land.Margarita's Soul|Ingraham Lovell