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[ɹɪɡɹˈɛtfə͡l], [ɹɪɡɹˈɛtfə‍l], [ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_f_əl]

Synonyms for Regretful:

penitent (adjective)

apologetic, atoning, contrite, penitent, remorseful, repentant, self-reproaching.

regretful (adjective)

grieving, lamenting, mourning, rueful, shameful, sorrowful.

Other synonyms and related words:

Compunctious, Dolesome, aching, adverse, afraid, agonized, anguished, anxious, ashamed, attritional, awful, bad, baffled, balked, beastly, bemoaning, betrayed, bewailing, big, bilked, bitter, black, blasted, bleak, blighted, blue, broken-hearted, chap-fallen, chapfallen, cheerless, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, contemplative, crestfallen, crossed, crushed, dark, dashed, defeated, defective, dejected, deplorable, deploring, depressed, diffident, dingy, disappointed, disconsolate, disheartened, dished, disillusioned, dismal, dispirited, displeasing, dissatisfied, distressed, distressing, doleful, dolorous, downcast, drab, dreadful, drear, dreary, embarrassed, foiled, forged, frustrated, full of remorse, funeral, gloomy, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, grief-stricken, grim, guilt-ridden, guilty, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heavy-hearted, high-risk, homesick, humble, humbled, humiliated, ill done-by, ill-served, in the doldrums, inconsolable, lamentable, let down, lousy, lugubrious, melancholy, meritless, miserable, mortified, mournful, no-account, no-count, no-good, nostalgic, out of countenance, pathetic, penitential, penitentiary, pensive, piteous, pitiful, pitying, plaintive, plangent, red-faced, reflective, regret, regretting, repining, risky, rotten, ruthful, sad, self-accusing, self-condemning, self-convicting, self-debasing, self-flagellating, self-humiliating, self-punishing, self-reproachful, shame-faced, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sheepish, sorely disappointed, sorry, soured, speculative, spoiled, spoilt, subdued, tearful, terrible, thoughtful, thwarted, tough, uncollectible, unfit, unfortunate, unhappy, unhappy about, unlucky, unsound, upset, wailing, weeping, wistful, without merit, woebegone, woeful, wretched.

Rhymes for Regretful:

  1. fretful;
  2. forgetful;

Quotes for Regretful:

  1. I'm not regretful about dropping acid, but I could have stopped it a little sooner. David Carradine.