pitied (part of speech: verb)
lamented (part of speech: verb)
regretted (part of speech: verb)
protested (part of speech: verb)
- Mrs. Brand sighed and lamented the whole time. - "Daisy Burns (Volume 2)", Julia Kavanagh.
- None but the husband, whose idol she was, lamented her longer and more. - "Fated to Be Free", Jean Ingelow.
- Our loss has been considerable, and is deeply to be lamented. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.