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Definition of Regrets

Regret
Regret 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. --Macaulay. Recruits who regretted the plow from which they had been violently taken. --Macaulay.
Regret
Regret Re*gret" (r?*gr?t"), n. [F., fr. regretter. See Regret, v.] 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; penitence; self-condemnation. 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 Regrets from wikipedia

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- Attack on Titan: No Regrets (****anese: 進撃の巨人 悔いなき選択, Hepburn: Shingeki no Kyojin Kui Naki Sentaku) is a ****anese manga series written by Gun Snark and...
- represent "s'il vous plaît" ("please"). The phrase "RSVP, regrets only", or simply "Regrets only", is a po****r modern variation that implies "if you...
- "No Regrets" is a song by UK recording artist Robbie Williams. It was released on 30 November 1998 as the second single from his second studio album,...
- Retrieved April 28, 2008. Slevin, Peter (December 17, 2006). "Obama says he regrets land deal with fundraiser". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 10, 2008...
- "Miss Otis Regrets" is a song composed by Cole Porter in 1934, and first performed by Douglas Byng in Hi Diddle Diddle, a revue that opened on October...
- Retrieved July 14, 2018. Nededog, Jethro (December 15, 2016). "Megan Mullally regrets helping Trump with a 'landslide' win: 'I'm not giving him any points'"...
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