Synonyms of regret in English:

regret


See definition of regret

verb

1‘they may come to regret their decision’

SYNONYMS
be sorry about, feel contrite about, feel apologetic about, feel remorse about, feel remorse for, be remorseful about, rue, repent, repent of, feel repentant about, be regretful about, be regretful at, have a conscience about, blame oneself for
ANTONYMS

applaud, welcome

2‘it made him regret the passing of his youth’

SYNONYMS
mourn, grieve for, grieve over, feel grief at, weep over, sigh over, fret about, pine over
feel sad about, be regretful about, be regretful at, lament, feel sorrow at, sorrow for, be disappointed about, be upset about, deplore

noun

1‘it was an injudicious action, and both players later expressed regret’

SYNONYMS
remorse, sorrow, contrition, contriteness, repentance, penitence, pangs of conscience, guilt, compunction, remorsefulness, ruefulness, shame, self-reproach, self-accusation, self-condemnation
rare sorriness
ANTONYMS

satisfaction

2regrets‘please give your grandmother my regrets as I have to leave’

SYNONYMS
apology, apologies, expression of regret
refusal, non-acceptance

3‘the family left London with genuine regret’

SYNONYMS
sadness, sorrow, disappointment, dismay, unhappiness, dejection, lamentation, grief, mourning, mournfulness
ANTONYMS

happiness, gladness