(v.) Pain of mind on account of something done or experienced in the past, with a wish that it had been different; a looking back with dissatisfaction or with longing; grief; sorrow; especially, a mourning on account of the loss of some joy, advantage, or satisfaction.
(v.) Dislike; aversion.
(v. t.) To experience regret on account of; to lose or miss with a sense of regret; to feel sorrow or dissatisfaction on account of (the happening or the loss of something); as, to regret an error; to regret lost opportunities or friends.
(1) "We absolutely regret the setbacks Kim Dotcom has had since MegaUpload was taken offline, but we hope he as an entrepreneur will understand our side of the story and the decisions deliberately taken."
(2) Whilst we deeply regret all these incidents and acknowledge that the care of these patients could have been better, this is a relatively low number of incidents for a hospital of this size,” it said in a statement.
(3) The local MP, Rory Stewart, a mover and shaker on the broadband project, told me that he was desperate to get telehealth into Cumbria, but regretfully felt that it was not immediately doable, because the local council and healthcare community did not yet have the necessary expertise.
(4) An innovative approach to treatment planning is described in which a planned dose distribution is evaluated in terms of prescribed limits of acceptability, and any discrepancies (referred to as "regions of regret") are displayed in the form of a contour diagram in which colors are used to represent different types and degrees of regret.
(5) The allegations come weeks after Top Gear executives expressed regret over a remark made by Clarkson on the show's Burma special, broadcast in March.
(6) We deeply regret any instance which led to the Financial Ombudsman Service receiving incorrect or incomplete information from us.” Clydesdale is now reviewing all PPI complaints handled before August 2014 and will pay redress to any affected customers.
(7) The other example is of a woman who had a child who died at the age of 10 and expressed no regrets, but when questioned about whether she would have continued a pregnancy knowingly aware the baby would die in 10 years, the woman replied that she could not imagine how anyone could be so strong as to bear a child knowing the brevity of its life.
(8) She insists she has no regrets about dedicating herself to the man millions admired but few really got to know.
(9) Of the 28 parents who did not see the body, 17 subsequently stated their regret.
(10) In the prime minister's reply, he said it was with "enormous regret that I accept your resignation as the member of parliament for Corby and East Northamptonshire, a seat that had been Labour for 13 years before you.
(11) "We regret that Congress was forced to waste its time voting on a foolish bill that was premised entirely on false claims and ignorance," David Jenkins, an REP official, said in a statement.
(12) "We regret this decision by the Russian government," a senior Obama administration official said.
(13) These cases may represent a small percentage of the many sterilization operations that are performed each year, yet the fact that tubal sterilization is performed primarily on fit young women for "nonmedical" reasons makes it all the more important that women who will come to regret the procedure are identified and advised against it.
(14) "I regret that these things which are speculative and are not signed off on should be the source of discussion in other quarters."
(15) A woman accused of being the only surviving member of a murderous German neo-Nazi cell that remained undetected for over a decade, has broken her silence for the first time telling a court she was not involved in the planning or carrying out of the attacks but that she regretted failing to prevent them.
(16) "There was clearly inappropriate behaviour by some of the other guests and I deeply regret that this happened.
(17) The pair’s barrister, Charanjit Jutla, said both men were of good character and deeply regretted their conduct.
(18) He pointed out that Labour had not introduced such a radical examination in 1997, something he now regretted.
(19) Stewart surely sees himself as a future minister, though he regrets telling one journalist he wanted to be.
(20) Rupert Murdoch has said he regrets that his papers have turned against prime minister Gordon Brown – but believes they are right to do so.
(n.) The anguish, like gnawing pain, excited by a sense of guilt; compunction of conscience for a crime committed, or for the sins of one's past life.
(n.) Sympathetic sorrow; pity; compassion.
(1) With Fury, I’m not going to have no remorse, I’m not going to have no sympathy.
(2) "He has shown no remorse, he made a 'no comment' interview and has not shown any kind of feeling or emotion.
(3) But there is a problem with someone who has shown no remorse for their crimes, and more than that, is running a miscarriage of justice campaign, going back to a large platform to promote that campaign, and that’s not acceptable.” She pointed out that Evans was denied leave to appeal.
(4) On Monday, prosecutors told the judge, Col Jeffery Nance, that they hope to play a recording of the phone call, among others, to show a lack of remorse on Bales's part.
(5) During his long stint in the witness stand, Harris was questioned at length about why he expressed abject remorse to the father for his actions, offering a little more credible explanation than he felt ending the relationship had upset the woman.
(6) She were remorseful all right,” pouted Mercedes, a woman who only has to raise one on-fleek eyebrow to garner a full confession.
(7) A principal factor analysis of the 41 X 41 item-intercorrelation matrix yielded three factors which were labeled (1) Deviant Thrill-Seeking, (2) Remorseful Intrapunitiveness and (3) Blackouts.
(8) The three Genel Enerji directors' fines were reduced by 30% after they voluntarily contacted the FSA, expressing remorse and promising to repay any profits.
(9) Eleanor Hawkins' father relieved after Malaysian court frees tourist Read more The judge, Dean Wayne Daly, said: “This court accepted the plea of guilty as mitigation.” He also noted the remorse of the tourists, and accepted that although Hawkins was arrested at an airport “there was nothing to show Eleanor was absconding the law”.
(10) Part of his hope was that, in the prosecution of Eichmann, there would be some sign of remorse for or acceptance of what he did.
(11) This may be debatable; and many people have suggested that if he had killed her in a fit of rage he would still be remorseful afterwards.
(12) The Greyjoys of the Iron Islands Theon Greyjoy, of salt and rock, heir to the son of the sea wind and believer in the drowned god – lickerish , remorseful Theon will not sow.
(13) As expected, actors who had a good reputation or were remorseful were seen as more likable, as having better motives, as doing the damage unintentionally, as more sorry and as less blameworthy.
(14) The report includes an apology to the international community for the nuclear crisis – the world's worst since Chernobyl in 1986 – and expresses "remorse that this accident has raised concerns around the world about the safety of nuclear power generation".
(15) It would also underline that true rehabilitation of offenders requires remorse and repentance as otherwise the punishment has not served it’s underlying purpose; it could be argued that the offender has not really paid the full price for their crime and so forfeits their entitlement to rebuild their life without restriction.
(16) Brown's intervention yesterday, his remorse at having offended Mrs Janes's feelings, and his promise to hold a further inquiry into the soldier's death, appeared to have cooled some of her anger.
(17) Previously and independently documented patterns of pathological lying, lack of remorse or guilt, callousness or lack of empathy, and failure to accept responsibility for their own behavior were significantly associated with the offenders not admitting responsibility for their crimes.
(18) The clean-up period – the financial and moral reckoning that can last up to a decade – is when you get to see what a bank and its culture are made of: whether they respond with remorse (rare), with distancing hubris (frequent), or with lavish payouts (always).
(19) What is done cannot be undone Shinzo Abe Abe, a conservative who had hinted he would not repeat previous official apologies, said that Japan had “repeatedly expressed the feelings of deep remorse and heartfelt apology for its actions during the war”.
(20) Addicted mothers feel extreme guilt and remorse over this neglect, and often take stock of their situation when their roles as a mother is threatened; the children are being taken away physically or growing up and she is losing them to time.