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残念, ざんねん

  • zannen
JLPT LEVEL 4

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • deplorable
  • bad luck
  • regret
  • disappointment

Examples of 残念,ざんねん in a Sentence

お伺いできないのが残念です
I regret to say I cannot come.
でもたぶん最後でしょう残念ですが。
But probably I'll be the last, which is a pity.
残念だったね。
I know how you feel, but it's over.
I regret missing the speech.
I'm afraid I have to disagree with you about this project.
が来れないのは残念
It is a pity that he can't come.
今夜あなたに会えないのは、残念です
I regret that I can't see you tonight.
For all his failures, he did not feel so at all.
She was sorry to hear the bad news.
I'm afraid I've run short of coffee.

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