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Dictionary definition for: Sorry

1. (s) keenly sorry or regretful; "felt bad about letting the team down" "was sorry that she had treated him so badly" "felt bad about breaking the vase"

2. (s) feeling or expressing sorrow or pity; "a pitying observer threw his coat around her shoulders" "let him perish without a pitying thought of ours wasted upon him"- Thomas De Quincey

3. (a) having regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth" "regretful over mistakes she had made"

4. (s) feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

5. (s) bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state" "a lamentable decision" "her clothes were in sad shape" "a sorry state of affairs"

6. (s) depressing in character or appearance; "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

7. (s) without merit; "a sorry horse" "a sorry excuse" "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick" "the car was a no-good piece of junk"

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