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Definition of sory

"sory" is probably misspelled. Trying sorry instead Definition of sorry

1. sorry [ a ] keenly sorry or regretful
Examples: "felt bad about letting the team down" "was sorry that she had treated him so badly" "felt bad about breaking the vase"

Used in print:

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

Stirring , he said : `` I am sorry that my work prevents me from doing anything with you today '' .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

`` I am terribly sorry to keep you waiting '' , she said , `` but won't you make yourself a little drink while you wait ?

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

Still she was not sorry he sat by her , but in_fact was flattered .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

`` I'm sorry , Mrs._Minks '' , Arlene said in a tone so low you could hardly hear it .

Synonyms sorry bad Related Terms unhappy

2. sorry [ a ] feeling or expressing sorrow or pity
Examples: "a pitying observer threw his coat around her shoulders" "let him perish without a pitying thought of ours wasted upon him"- Thomas De Quincey

Used in print:

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

`` I'm awful sorry about what 's happened '' , Selena said .

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

`` I stopped to say goodbye , Mrs._Lattimer , and to tell you how sorry I was to hear about your baby .

Synonyms sorry sorry_for pitying Related Terms compassionate

3. sorry [ a ] having regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
Examples: "felt regretful over his vanished youth" "regretful over mistakes she had made"

Used in print:

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

Stirring , he said : `` I am sorry that my work prevents me from doing anything with you today '' .

Synonyms sorry regretful Related Terms unregretful

4. sorry [ a ] feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

Synonyms remorseful sorry ruthful rueful contrite Related Terms penitent

5. sorry [ a ] feeling or expressing sorrow or pity
Examples: "a pitying observer threw his coat around her shoulders" "let him perish without a pitying thought of ours wasted upon him"- Thomas De Quincey

Used in print:

(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)

I 'm sorry '' !

Synonyms remorseful sorry_for sorry pitying rueful contrite Related Terms penitent compassionate

6. sorry [ a ] bad; unfortunate
Examples: "my finances were in a deplorable state" "a lamentable decision" "her clothes were in sad shape" "a sorry state of affairs"

Synonyms deplorable sorry pitiful sad lamentable distressing Related Terms bad

7. sorry [ a ] depressing in character or appearance
Examples: "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

Synonyms dreary gloomy dismal sorry drear drab dingy Related Terms cheerless

8. sorry [ a ] without merit
Examples: "a sorry horse" "a sorry excuse" "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick" "the car was a no-good piece of junk"

Synonyms no-account good-for-nothing meritless no-count no-good sorry good-for-naught Related Terms worthless

9. sorry [ a ] without merit
Examples: "a sorry horse" "a sorry excuse" "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick" "the car was a no-good piece of junk"

Synonyms no-account good-for-naught meritless no-count no-good sorry good-for-nothing Related Terms worthless

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