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synonyms for regretfulness

  • anguish
  • annoyance
  • apology
  • bitterness
  • concern
  • contrition
  • disappointment
  • discomfort
  • dissatisfaction
  • grief
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • misgiving
  • nostalgia
  • qualm
  • remorse
  • repentance
  • sorrow
  • uneasiness
  • worry
  • affliction
  • apologies
  • care
  • compunction
  • conscience
  • demur
  • dole
  • lamentation
  • pang
  • penitence
  • ruefulness
  • scruple
  • self-accusation
  • self-condemnation
  • self-disgust
  • self-reproach
  • woe

antonyms for regretfulness

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  • calmness
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • pleasure
  • relief
  • satisfaction
  • ignorance
  • negligence
  • contentedness
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How to use regretfulness in a sentence

And when they had drunk the wine their sorrowful memories went from them, and they spoke to each other without regretfulness.
THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS AND THE TALES OF TROYPADRIAC COLUM
Count Casimir had reached that stage where drunkenness takes on a kind of gravity, of regretfulness.
ATLANTIDAPIERRE BENOIT
It was spoken with a grave regretfulness that troubled Nasmyth and yet stirred him to strong appreciation of her character.
THE LONG PORTAGEHAROLD BINDLOSS
There was a slight regretfulness in her voice which had its meaning for him.
THE LONG PORTAGEHAROLD BINDLOSS
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