Definition of Regret. Meaning of Regret. Synonyms of Regret
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Definition of Regret
RegretRegret Re*gret", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regretted (-t[e^]d); p.
pr. & vb. n. Regretting.] [F. regretter, OF. regreter; L.
pref. re- re- + a word of Teutonic origin; cf. Goth.
gr[=e]tan to weep, Icel. gr[=a]ta. See Greet to lament.]
To experience regret on account of; to lose or miss with a
sense of regret; to feel sorrow or dissatisfaction on account
of (the happening or the loss of something); as, to regret an
error; to regret lost opportunities or friends.
Calmly he looked on either life, and here Saw nothing
to regret, or there to fear. --Pope.
In a few hours they [the Israelites] began to regret
their slavery, and to murmur against their leader.
Recruits who regretted the plow from which they had
been violently taken. --Macaulay. RegretRegret Re*gret" (r?*gr?t"), n. [F., fr. regretter. See
1. Pain of mind on account of something done or experienced
in the past, with a wish that it had been different; a
looking back with dissatisfaction or with longing; grief;
sorrow; especially, a mourning on account of the loss of
some joy, advantage, or satisfaction. ``A passionate
regret at sin.' --Dr. H. More.
What man does not remember with regret the first
time he read Robinson Crusoe? --Macaulay.
Never any prince expressed a more lively regret for
the loss of a servant. --Clarendon.
From its peaceful bosom [the grave] spring none but
fond regrets and tender recollections. --W. Irving.
2. Dislike; aversion. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More.
Syn: Grief; concern; sorrow; lamentation; repentance;
Usage: Regret, Remorse, Compunction, Contrition,
Repentance. Regret does not carry with it the energy
of remorse, the sting of compunction, the sacredness
of contrition, or the practical character of
repentance. We even apply the term regret to
circumstance over which we have had no control, as the
absence of friends or their loss. When connected with
ourselves, it relates rather to unwise acts than to
wrong or sinful ones. --C. J. Smith.
Meaning of Regret from wikipedia
is a negative conscious
and emotional reaction
to one's personal
decision-making, a choice resulting
or inaction. Regret
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