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sorry

sor·ry

sorry

 
 
pronunciation:
sa ri [or] so ri
parts of speech:
adjective, interjection
phrases:
be sorry
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: sorrier, sorriest
definition 1: feeling regret, pity, sympathy, or the like.
We are sorry to have missed you.
synonyms:
regretful
antonyms:
glad, unrepentant, unsympathetic
similar words:
afraid, apologetic, ashamed, bad, contrite, guilty, penitent, pitying, remorseful, rueful, sad, sorrowful, sympathetic
definition 2: resulting in misfortune, grief, or regret.
a sorry situation
synonyms:
grievous, miserable, regrettable, unfortunate, wretched
antonyms:
happy
similar words:
deplorable, difficult, dire, gloomy, heartbreaking, melancholy, painful, pathetic, rueful, sad, sorrowful, tragic, unhappy, woeful
definition 3: wretched, poor, or pitiful.
He's a sorry excuse for a painter.
synonyms:
miserable, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched
antonyms:
excellent, great
similar words:
abject, hopeless, pathetic, ridiculous, rotten, woebegone, woeful
definition 4: contemptible; deplorable.
His dishonesty will bring his life to a sorry end.
synonyms:
contemptible, deplorable, miserable, pitiable, pitiful, wretched
antonyms:
admirable
similar words:
abject, disgraceful, dishonorable, evil, lamentable, rotten, shameful, sordid, squalid
phrase: be sorry
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used as an expression of apology or regret.
similar words:
oops, whoops
derivations: sorrily (adv.), sorriness (n.)
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