Definition of REGRET

noun : REGRET

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game" ;

verb : REGRET

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) feel sad about the loss or absence of ;

  • 3. (

    ) decline formally or politely; "I regret I can't come to the party" ;

  • 4. (

    ) express with regret; "I regret to say that you did not gain admission to Harvard" ;


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