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Definition of Regret


  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.
  2. Dislike; aversion.
  3. 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.

Regret Quotations

I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else.
Queen Latifah

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Jim Rohn

Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Laurence J. Peter

It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I'm not naive, and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
Chris Kyle

The regret of my life is that I have not said 'I love you' often enough.
Yoko Ono
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Regret Translations

regret in Afrikaans is jammer wees
regret in Danish is beklage
regret in Dutch is betreuren, bejammeren
regret in Finnish is valittaa
regret in Italian is pentirsi, compianto, lamentare
regret in Portuguese is pesar
regret in Spanish is lamentar, arrepentirse, endechar
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