Regretful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈɡretfl|  American pronunciation of the word regretful
Brit.  |rɪˈɡrɛtfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word regretful

adjective

- feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone(syn: bad, sorry)

felt regretful over his vanished youth
regretful over mistakes she had made

Examples

Don't say anything you might regret later.

I deeply regret what I said.

She does not regret leaving him.

He regrets not traveling more when he was younger.

He says he doesn't regret anything that he's done in his life.

She has no regrets about leaving him.

My greatest regret is not going to college.

To my regret, I never visited Europe.

It is with deep regret that he is announcing his resignation.

My coworker gives her regrets for not being able to attend the meeting.

She apologized and sounded genuinely regretful.

felt regretful over his vanished youth

regretful over mistakes she had made

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