['sɒrɪ] or ['sɔri]


(a.) 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.

(a.) Melancholy; dismal; gloomy; mournful.

(a.) Poor; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

a. [1]. Grieved, SORROWFUL.[2]. Mean, vile, base, poor, miserable, wretched, pitiful, abject, beggarly, rascally, contemptible, despicable, shabby, bad, low, paltry.[3]. Mournful, dismal, sad, painful, melancholy.

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Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Grieved, pained, hurt, afflicted, woe-begone, doleful, downhearted, mortified,vexed, dejected, poor, mean, vile, shabby, worthless

ANT:Glad, rejoiced, delighted, pleased, gratified, fine, choice, handsome

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adj. grieved for something past: melancholy: poor: worthless.—adj. Sorr′iest (Shak.) most sorrowful.—adv. Sorr′ily.—n. Sorr′iness.

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