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Root Words:

[ざん()·ねん() + ながら]
zannen + nagara

English Meaning(s) for 残念ながら

  1. I'm afraid to say; I'm sorry to say; unfortunately

Definition and Synonyms for 残念ながら

Unluckily by bad luck
Synonyms: あいにく, 折り悪く, 折悪しく, 残念ながら, 運悪く
Regretfully with regret
Synonyms: 惜しむ, 残念ながら

Meanings for each kanji in 残念ながら

remainder; leftover; balance Kanji Details »
wish; sense; idea; thought; feeling; desire; attention Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 残念ながら

I regret that I will be unable to meet you on February 27 owing to an unexpected matter.
Yes, I'm afraid so.
Regretfully it is not possible.
I regret to say he's gone for good.
I'm sorry I cannot meet your demand.

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