American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Feeling or expressing sympathy, pity, or regret: I'm sorry I'm late.
- adj. Worthless or inferior; paltry: a sorry excuse.
- adj. Causing sorrow, grief, or misfortune; grievous: a sorry development.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Feeling sorrow; grieved; sorrowful; unhappy; sad; pained; especially, feeling repentance or regret: noting either deep or slight, prolonged or transient, emotion.
- Causing sorrow; painful; grievous; mournful.
- Associated with sorrow; suggestive of grief or suffering; melancholy; dismal.
- Vile; wretched; worthless; mean; paltry; poor.
- Synonyms Vexed, chagrined.
- Pitiful, shabby.
- To sorrow; grieve.
- adj. of a person Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
- adj. Poor, sad or regrettable.
- interj. Expresses regret, remorse, or sorrow.
- interj. Used as a request for someone to repeat something not heard or understood clearly.
- n. The act of saying sorry; an apology.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. 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.
- adj. Melancholy; dismal; gloomy; mournful.
- adj. Poor; mean; worthless.
- adj. causing dejection
- adj. feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
- adj. bad; unfortunate.
- adj. without merit
- From Middle English sory, from Old English sāriġ ("feeling or expressing grief, sorry, grieved, sorrowful, sad, mournful, bitter"), from Proto-Germanic *sairagaz (“sad”), from Proto-Indo-European *sayǝw- (“hard, rough, painful”). Cognate with Low German serig ("sick, scabby"), German dialectal sehrig ("sore, sad, painful"). More at sore. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English sori, from Old English sārig, sad, from sār, sore. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Taylor Swift-Mary's Song (Oh, My My My) lyrics [Good Quality!] *** sorry people in US, somethin about copyright stuff, so they blocked our country DX sorry*** I noticed that all the songs uploaded sounded kinda weird, so I took matters into my own hands (c) 2006 Big Machines Records I DO NOT OWN THIS SONG!”
“Taylor Swift-Mary's Song (Oh, My My My) lyrics [Good Quality!] *** sorry people in US, somethin about copyright stuff, so they blocked our country DX sorry***”
“Oh," said the girl, impulsively taming toward him, her face very red, "I am so sorry, I am so _sorry_!”
“But I should be so sorry, -- _so sorry_ for you. ”
“I think I messed up, so sorry guys, $sorry bolne mein koi sharam nahi. ”
“I was curious does anyone do family gatherings during the holidays perhaps Thanksgiving or Christmas (* insert other holiday gathering sorry there are so many during that time of year sorry*?”
“I agree that just saying your sorry is the best thing.”
“That made still another inflection of the word sorry.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sorry’.
you name the setting
I've tuned mine to be gentler and kinder
following suit is not mandatory but would be appreciated
Words overused in modern pop music.
Also see ruzuzu's list: Words that should be heard in songs more often.
she's such a joy.
Very basic words for ESL students.
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
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