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1. sorry

adjective. ['ˈsɑːri'] bad; unfortunate.

Synonyms

  • pitiful
  • sad
  • lamentable
  • deplorable
  • distressing

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • lively
  • achromatic
  • consolable

Etymology

  • sory (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sarig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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How do you pronounce sorry?

Pronounce sorry as ˈsɑri.

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Example sentences of the word sorry


1. Adjective
Let her know that you understand the pain she is in and that you are sincerely sorry.

Quotes containing the word sorry


1. They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.
- Joyce Grenfell

2. If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
- Albert Einstein

3. Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don't be sorry.
- Jack Kerouac

2. sorry

adjective. ['ˈsɑːri'] feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone.

Synonyms

  • penitent
  • regretful
  • repentant

Antonyms

  • unrepentant
  • impenitent
  • happy
  • joyous

Etymology

  • sory (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sarig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sorry

adjective. ['ˈsɑːri'] causing dejection.

Synonyms

  • gloomy
  • dismal
  • drab
  • disconsolate
  • uncheerful
  • cheerless
  • depressing
  • grim
  • drear
  • blue
  • dreary
  • dark

Antonyms

  • clean
  • pure
  • elated
  • light

Etymology

  • sory (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sarig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sorry

adjective. ['ˈsɑːri'] without merit.

Synonyms

  • meritless
  • worthless
  • no-good
  • no-account
  • good-for-nothing
  • no-count

Antonyms

  • uncheerfulness
  • placable
  • unalarming
  • unsarcastic

Etymology

  • sory (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sarig (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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