full of regret

See: remorseful
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His wife and daughters soon came home from hearing the address of an Oriental missionary, and were full of regret that papa had not heard, in the first instance, the interesting things which they tried to repeat to him.
Yes, a fortnight since, and she died full of regret, which I could not chase from her mind; she kept repeating, even during the last night of her existence, 'Frances, you will be so lonely when I am gone, so friendless:' she wished too that she could have been buried in Switzerland, and it was I who persuaded her in her old age to leave the banks of Lake Leman, and to come, only as it seems to die, in this flat region of Flanders.
In Rome, along at first, you are full of regrets that Michelangelo died; but by and by, you only regret that you didn't see him do it.
It was a thrilling game from start to finish but one that Villa will look back on full of regret.
He is full of regret and humbled that his new wife, to a certain extent, has forgiven him.
It is more] a film noir full of regret, self-pity, and the temptation of suicide.
He told the jury he was full of regret, saying, "I took another man's life.
Squeaking Tribe's remarkable and expressive puppets are characters from traditional literature; the child full of wonder and uncertainty, the young man, curious but ineffective and ultimately the white haired, gnomish old man, still steadfast but full of regret.
Next morning she is full of regret but the damage has been done.
How many of us wake up in the morning full of regret that we ignored all those powerful politicians and economic gurus who warned us that we would be left behind if we did not join the euro?
Or, better put, parts of this genre are more a teacher's vision of what coming-of-age is like--often painful and full of regret.