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Turkish translation of “regret”

regret

verb [T]     /rɪˈɡret/ (present participle regretting, past tense and past participle regretted)
BAD DECISION B1 to feel sorry about a situation, especially something that you wish you had not done
pişman olmak, hayıflanmak, pişmanlık duymak; nedamet duymak
[+ doing sth] I really regret leaving school so young. [+ (that)] He began to regret that he hadn't paid more attention in class.Sadness and regret
SORRY TO SAY formal B2 used to say that you are sorry that you have to tell someone about a situation
üzülmek, esef etmek
[+ to do sth] We regret to inform you that the application has been refused.Making and accepting apologiesSadness and regret
(Definition of regret verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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