Synonyms of regretful in English:

regretful


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adjective

1‘she sounded genuinely regretful’

SYNONYMS
sorry, remorseful, contrite, repentant, rueful, penitent, conscience-stricken, apologetic, abject, guilty, guilt-ridden, ashamed, shamefaced, sheepish, in sackcloth and ashes, afraid
rare compunctious
ANTONYMS

unrepentant

2‘there was no time to feel regretful when Greg and his family left’

SYNONYMS
sad, unhappy, sorrowful, dejected, depressed, downcast, miserable, downhearted, down, despondent, despairing, disconsolate, out of sorts, desolate, wretched, glum, gloomy, dismal, blue, melancholy, melancholic, low-spirited, mournful, woeful, woebegone, doleful, forlorn, crestfallen
informal down in the mouth, down in the dumps
ANTONYMS

glad