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Definitions of sorry

  1. Sorriest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. SORRINESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. SORRILY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. depressing in character or appearance; "drove through dingy streets"; "the dismal prison twilight"- Charles Dickens; "drab old buildings"; "a dreary mining town"; "gloomy tenements"; "sorry routine that follows on the heels of death"- B.A.Williams Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. feeling or expressing sorrow or pity; "a pitying observer threw his coat around her shoulders"; "let him perish without a pitying thought of ours wasted upon him"- Thomas De Quincey Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Grieved for the loss of some good; pained for some evil; feeling regret; -- now generally used to express light grief or affliction, but formerly often used to express deeper feeling. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Melancholy; dismal; gloomy; mournful. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. Poor; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Feeling regret for loss, disappointment, etc.; pained; feeling pity; as, sorry for a cripple; repentant; as, sorry for sin; mournful; dismal; as, a sorry sight; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Grieved for something past: melancholy: poor: worthless. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Grieved for the past; regretful; poor; mean. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Grieved or pained; regretful. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Poor; paltry. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Grieved at some loss or misfortune; chagrined; poor; mean; vile; worthless. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Grieved for something past; poor; mean; worthless. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for sorry

  1. Sorry it isn't a better room. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  2. Are you sorry for that? – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
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