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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment v. - Be sorry; Decline formally or politely.

Usage examples (42)
  • regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
  • I regret to say that you did not gain admission to Harvard
  • He wrote a note expressing his regret
  • I regret I can't come to the party for more
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