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regret

1. verb feel sorry about sth2. verb feel sad about sth3. verb mourn a deceased person4. verb used in formal announcements5. noun sorrow, guilt6. noun sadness, longing 1 verb feel sorry about sth TRANSITIVEaiféala a bheith ort faoiaithreachas a bheith ort faoiis trua lewe deeply regret the decision tá an-aithreachas orainn faoin gcinneadh, is trua linn an cinneadh sinI regret that I didn't learn Irish tá aiféala orm nár fhoghlaim mé Gaeilge, is trua liom nár fhoghlaim mé Gaeilgehe doesn't regret one bit what he said níl aiféala dá laghad air faoin méid a dúirt sé, níl lá aithreachais air faoin méid a dúirt séshe resigned and never regretted it since d'éirigh sí as agus níl dada dá aiféala ó shin uirthi, d'éirigh sí as agus níor amharc sí siar ná aniar ó shinyou'll live to regret this beidh aithreachas ort faoi seo fós, beidh aiféala ort faoi seo fós, beidh caitheamh ina dhiaidh seo ort fós 2 verb feel sad about sth TRANSITIVEbrón a bheith ort faoibheith buartha faoicathú a bheith ort faoiis trua leshe regretted the resignation of the principal bhí brón uirthi gur éirigh an príomhoide as, ba thrua léi gur éirigh an príomhoide as I regret to say that ... is oth liom a rá go ...I've never been there, I regret to say ní raibh mé riamh ann, is oth liom a rá
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3 verb mourn a deceased person TRANSITIVEJohn O'Neill ... deeply regretted by his family Seán Ó Néill ... méala mór a bhás dá theaghlach; Seán Ó Néill ... bris mhór a bhás dá theaghlachMary O'Neill ... deeply regretted by her children Máire Ní Néill ... méala mór a bás dá clann 4 verb used in formal announcements TRANSITIVEwe regret to inform you that ... is oth linn a chur in iúl duit go ...; is trua linn a chur in iúl duit go ...; is bocht linn a chur in iúl duit go ...we regret any inconvenience to customers is oth linn má chuirtear as do chustaiméirí ar aon slí, is oth linn aon chur isteach ar chustaiméirí, tá aiféala orainn faoi aon trioblóid a chuirfear ar chustaiméiríthe college regrets to announce the death of ... is cúis bhróin don choláiste a fhógairt gur éag ... 5 noun sorrow, guiltaiféala masc4  c m uaithreachas masc1  c m uI have no regrets over what happened níl aon aiféala orm faoinar tharla, níl aithreachas ar bith orm faoin méid a tharlahe couldn't conceal his regret ní fhéadfadh sé a cheilt go raibh aiféala air, ba léir do chách go raibh aithreachas airmy one regret is not telling her is é an t-aon rud a bhfuil aithreachas orm faoi ná nach ndúirt mé léithey admit with regret that they were at fault admhaíonn siad go haiféalach gurbh orthu féin an milleánthe attempt failed, to the regret of all involved theip ar an iarracht, rud a chuir díomá ar gach duine a bhí páirteachit's to my eternal regret that I left beidh aiféala go bás orm gur fhág mé, beidh aithreachas orm le mo sholas gur fhág mé, beidh aithreachas orm ar feadh mo shaoil gur fhág méit's a matter of regret that the school is closing is cúis aiféala é go bhfuil an scoil ag dúnadh 6 noun sadness, longingcumha masc4brón masc1  c m ubuairt fem3  c m uhis passing is a matter for much sadness and regret ábhar mór bróin agus cumha é a bhásit's with regret that we announce the passing of our president is cúis bhróin dúinn a fhógairt go bhfuair ár n-uachtarán báswe'd like to express our regret at her death ba mhaith linn ár mbrón a chur in iúl i dtaobh a báis

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