1. sorrow, regret, rue, ruefulness, sadness, unhappiness

usage: sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"


1. repent, regret, rue, feel, experience

usage: feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about

2. regret, miss

usage: feel sad about the loss or absence of

3. regret, refuse, decline

usage: decline formally or politely; "I regret I can't come to the party"

4. regret, inform

usage: express with regret; "I regret to say that you did not gain admission to Harvard"

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