feel bad

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feel bad

To feel a distressing emotion, such as guilt, sorrow, or embarrassment. I feel really bad that I wasn't able to come to your birthday party. A: "I can't believe Liz has to spend another night in the hospital." B: "I know, I feel so bad for her."
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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]
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Coleen says YOU sound very angry and taken for granted, so if you believe this friendship is over, then why feel bad about walking away from it?
I feel bad about all the burglars who never had the confidence to rob a house on christmas thanks to me.
As a girl I know many of these ladies but I don't feel bad about them because that's how they are and they will remain like this.
I did everything I was supposed to do," Marchese told Fox 13, adding that "this is my house, not his." Marchese said it was unfortunate that he was forced to shoot Bernard, but that he didn't feel any remorse: "I don't feel bad about it.
Spending more time on Facebook was linked to a significantly greater likelihood that a woman would feel bad about her own body, the study revealed.
" 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.
"When people do something wrong specifically to harm someone else, such as apply an electrical shock, the consistent reaction in previous research has been that they feel bad about their behavior," study lead author, Nicole E.
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Since you aren't out to make others feel bad about what they're eating, don't let them make you feel bad about what you're eating.
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.
A leading academic said women feel bad about having one-night stands - and will consider romping with a man only if they think there is a chance it will lead to a long-term relationship.
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.