Over her chest are block letters that read: “Make them regret the day they dared call you fat.”
Ten years after the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom, many neocons today do not regret toppling the Iraqi regime.
That was the worst decision I have ever made in my entire life and I regret it deeply.
I know you may not believe this, but as a friend, I think you will regret staking out that claim.
That kind of sex is drama sex, sex charged with regret and self-flagellation.
Have you not spent a lifetime of regret to atone for a moment of folly?
I regret this, but did the best I could under the circumstances.
“I regret that in my surprise I spoke unguardedly,” she said.
We regret that his tours are so rapid, and his journals so brief.
Don't do that, John, for if you do it will be a never failing source of regret.
"to look back with distress or sorrowful longing; to grieve for on remembering," late 14c., from Old French regreter "long after, bewail, lament someone's death; ask the help of" (Modern French regretter), from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + -greter, possibly from Frankish or some other Germanic source (cf. Old English grætan "to weep;" Old Norse grata "to weep, groan"), from Proto-Germanic *gretan "weep." "Not found in other Romance languages, and variously explained" [Century Dictionary].
Related: Regretted; regretting. Replaced Old English ofþyncan, from of- "off, away," here denoting opposition, + þyncan "seem, seem fit" (as in methinks).
"pain or distress in the mind at something done or left undone," 1530s, from the verb, or from Middle French regret, back-formation from regreter (see regret (v.)).