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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Feeling or expressing sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone.

Usage examples (36)
  • Felt regretful over his vanished youth
  • He called these manipulators "regretful" but never clearly indicated who they were.
  • Foster's management was "regretful" about the timing.
  • Anyone placing sanctions on Iran would be "regretful", for more
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