Response to Economic Official Sperling Warned Woodward:
re·gret [ri-gret] Show IPA verb, re·gret·ted, re·gret·ting, noun
verb (used with object)
to feel sorrow or remorse for (an act, fault, disappointment, etc.): He no sooner spoke than he regretted it.
to think of withasense of loss: to regret one’s vanished youth.