Thesaurus / regretful

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It’s really easy to let go and get caught up in the moment, which could prompt you to post something regretful when you know it’s going to disappear in 24 hours.

They were “regretful and embarrassed,” they said, that they didn’t previously take into account the Antebellum South’s associations with the pre-Civil War slavery era.

I feel lucky but also regretful that my anticipated long day in the woods is over, with plenty of processing work ahead.

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It can rate your typing with qualifiers such as “accusatory,” “formal,” “encouraging,” or “regretful.”

Surely, he thought, he had been miserable enough at Erskine to make the parting anything but regretful.

Weatherby's InningRalph Henry Barbour

"I'm ever so sorry, auntie," said Percy, and his regretful face said as much as his words.

And not regretful that death had occurred, but that it had interfered with his plans.

Find the WomanArthur Somers Roche

I do not even look back to him with any regretful tenderness.

A Crooked PathMrs. Alexander

The grateful speaker waved his hand in regretful but happy farewell.

The VictimThomas Dixon

"That is most unfortunate," replied the Count, in a regretful tone.

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