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  • nounupset over past action
  • verbbe upset about

synonyms for regrets

  • 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
  • regretfulness
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antonyms for regrets

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  • calmness
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • pleasure
  • relief
  • satisfaction
  • ignorance
  • negligence
  • contentedness
  • be content
  • endorse
  • approve
  • be happy
  • delight
  • praise
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How to use regrets in a sentence

It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
From mere regrets he was passing now, through dismay, into utter repentance of his promise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Charles XIV., a man of regrets, spent the remainder of his life buried in the memories of the past.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It was a large gathering, a happy occasion, though tinged inevitably with regrets.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
As for Blaise and Babette, the song says they suffer fond regrets that go on forever.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
That evening Bruce vanished from Camford, with the regrets of few except his tailors and his duns.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
I had left college without any sentimental regrets, my head being too full of plans and projects.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
There must be no regrets at least for a day so spent; and when the night falls you need ask no blessing on your work.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
And another group would be laughing and singing, not quite recovered from the means they had taken to drown regrets.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
Whatever regrets came in the darkness, the daylight brought an obstinate confidence in our resolution again.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO REGRETS

  • decline
  • declining
  • regrets
  • rejection
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