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