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Adjective
Feeling regret or penitence
“I'm really sorry for the hurtful words I uttered.”
Adjective
Sad or distressed through sympathy
“I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your dear grandmother.”
Adjective
Causing unhappiness or distress
“I do feel a genuine sense of betrayal when I see the sorry state of affairs in this country.”
Adjective
Feeling pity for someone
“She kindly gave some money to the homeless man as she felt sorry for him.”
Adjective
In a poor or pitiful state
“We hosted a wild party that night and the house was a sorry sight the following morning.”
Adjective
Deserving of contempt
“You want respect and yet you pull a sorry stunt like this?”
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