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Synonyms for regretful
rɪˈgrɛt fəlre·gret·ful

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  1. regretfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    sorrowful, rueful, repining

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. regretful, sorry, badadjective

    feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone

    "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"

    Synonyms:
    speculative, deplorable, big, no-account, dismal, dark, disconsolate, uncollectible, no-count, good-for-nothing, blue, tough, no-good, unfit, high-risk, grim, sad, risky, good-for-naught, lamentable, unsound, spoilt, distressing, bad, spoiled, forged, sorry, pitiful, gloomy, drab, dingy, dreary, defective, drear, meritless

    Antonyms:
    unregretting, unregretful

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "regretful":

    regrettable, regret

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How to use regretful in a sentence?

  1. Joe Rogan:

    I'm making this video to talk about the most regretful and shameful thing that I've ever had to talk about publicly. There's a video that's out that's a compilation of me saying the N-word. It's a video that's made of clips taken out of context of me of 12 years of conversations on my podcast, and it's all smushed together. And it looks f --- ing horrible, even to me.

  2. Flavio Caetano:

    It is regretful and weird that, on the eve of an impeachment vote, another blatant lie regarding Dilma's reelection campaign is highlighted by media.

  3. Guo Meimei:

    I shouldn't have participated in gambling, but I don't think my actions constituted (a) crime, i know I have made mistakes, and I'm truly regretful.

  4. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir:

    The officer was inquiring about the physical condition of Mr Chan, ... It is regretful that this photo is being used by the media to portray something more than what it really is - CNN, 24-Apr-15

  5. Paul Ryan:

    Obviously last Friday was regretful. Obviously, House Republican members did not want to see House Republican members members take down the farm bill.


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