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feel bad

Also, feel bad about. Experience regret, sadness, embarrassment, or a similar unpleasant emotion. For example, I feel bad about not attending the funeral, or The teacher's scolding made Bobby feel bad. [First half of 1800s]
See also: bad, feel
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I don't feel bad about that - well, I didn't until I met my current boyfriend (who is 25) and we got talking about our relationship and sexual history.
Spending more time on Facebook was linked to a significantly greater likelihood that a woman would feel bad about her own body.
But if they feel so bad about it, the people of this country also feel bad about dynastic politics pursued by it over the years," he added.
You can have your soda and get all of the taste you love and not feel bad about it.
Does she feel bad about betraying Sean with her feelings?
While promoting her new movie Burlesque, the 29-year-old diva told ITN Rebecca should not feel bad about missing out on the title.
Blend a healthy dose of humor with true-life reflections on women's issues and concerns and you have a very readable, involving account in I FEEL BAD ABOUT MY NECK AND OTHER THOUGHTS ON BEING A WOMAN.
We got beat 5-3, so the kid doesn't have to feel bad about his outing.
Dieting articles make girls feel bad about themselves
If we're going to speak about dancers' emotional problems, we need to discuss how the subculture causes these artists to feel bad about themselves, be perfectionists, and strive for unattainable goals.
Dr Cousins said: ``Our findings suggest that while fathers are working these long hours and may feel bad about it, they do not feel bad enough to actually change things.
But if you don't feel like it, even if it was not one of your most productive sessions, stop--and don't feel bad about doing so.
He didn't feel bad about killing the cat, he thought, sitting in church.
Added to the other stresses of the teen years and the challenge of rapid passage into adulthood, this problem can lead young people to feel bad about themselves and turn to self-destructive behavior, including isolation, dropping out, drug abuse, and even suicide.
It is up on what is happening in fashion, beauty and entertainment and it shouldn't make the reader feel bad about herself every time she picks it up.