Meaning of “regret” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /rɪˈɡret/

B2 a feeling of sadness about a situation, especially something that you wish you had not done:

We married very young but we've been really happy and I've no regrets.
It is with great regret that I announce Steve Adam's resignation.
regretful adjective

expressing regret

regretfully adverb

(Definition of “regret noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)