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feel bad about
. Experience regret, sadness, embarrassment, or a similar unpleasant emotion. For example,
I feel bad about not attending the funeral
The teacher's scolding made Bobby feel bad
First half of 1800s
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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(...) you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
(...) you felt better than what you do now? No, says I, I'd feel bad—I'd feel just the same way I do...