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 for regretful
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Regretful \Re*gret"ful\ (-f?l), a.
     Full of regret; indulging in regrets; repining. --
     Re*gret"ful*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster] re-group

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  regretful
      adj 1: feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss
             over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his
             vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made";
             "he felt bad about breaking the vase" [syn: regretful,
             sorry, bad] [ant: unregretful, unregretting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "regretful":
     apologetic, ashamed, baffled, balked, betrayed, bilked, blasted,
     blighted, chapfallen, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken,
     contrite, crestfallen, crossed, crushed, dashed, defeated,
     disappointed, dished, disillusioned, dissatisfied, foiled,
     frustrated, full of remorse, guilty, ill done-by, ill-served,
     let down, mournful, out of countenance, penitent, remorseful,
     repentant, repining, rueful, sad, self-accusing, self-condemning,
     self-convicting, self-debasing, self-flagellating,
     self-humiliating, self-punishing, self-reproaching, shamefaced,
     shamefast, shameful, sorely disappointed, sorrowful, sorry, soured,
     thwarted, unhappy about, wistful
  
  

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