regret is part of the Basic English 850.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA (key): /rɪˈɡrɛt/ or /rəˈɡrɛt/ or /riˈɡrɛt/
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VerbEdit

Plain form
regret

Third-person singular
regrets

Past tense
regretted

Past participle
regretted

Present participle
regretting

  1. Someone regrets something when they wish the thing hadn't happened, especially something they did.
    I really regret forgetting to buy him a birthday present.

NounEdit

Singular
regret

Plural
regrets


Emotions or feelings (edit)

anger - confusion - embarrassment - envy - fear - happiness - hate - love - regret - sadness - shame - surprise - worry