Synonyms of repent
regretDictionary • Did he repent of anything in his life?
regret • She regrets having given up her home.
lament • Ken began to lament the death of his only son.
rue (literary) • He was probably ruing his decision.
be sorry about
deplore • They deplored the heavy loss of life in the earthquake.
be ashamed of
be contrite about
feel remorse about
reproach yourself for
see the error of your ways
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• They deplored the heavy loss of life in the earthquake.
lamentIf you lament something, you express your sadness, regret, or disappointment about it.
• Ken began to lament the death of his only son.
regretIf you regret something that you have done, you wish that you had not done it.
• She regrets having given up her home.
Thesaurus for repent from the Collins English Thesaurus
to feel remorse (for); be contrite (about); show penitence (for)