Meaning of regret

Definition of regret

(noun) 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) feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
feel sad about the loss or absence of
decline formally or politely; "I regret I can't come to the party"
express with regret; "I regret to say that you did not gain admission to Harvard"

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