Part of speech: verb

To look back to with distress; grieve over; remember with longing.

Part of speech: noun

Sorrow for something that can not be recalled or prevented; grief; concern.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "regret":

  1. But Silver, from the other boat, looked sharply over and called out to know if that were me; and from that moment I began to regret what I had done. - "Treasure Island", Robert Louis Stevenson.
  2. Do this- drive this man away- and you shall have no reason to regret it. - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  3. It cannot be that you should really regret that I have got out of that trouble. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.