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sorry

Part of speech: Adjective

Feeling regret for loss, disappointment, etc.; pained; feeling pity; as, sorry for a cripple; repentant; as, sorry for sin; mournful; dismal; as, a sorry sight; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse.

Part of speech:

Sorrier.

Part of speech:

Sorriest.

Usage examples "sorry":
  • " I am sorry to hear that," he said quietly. - "Jeanne of the Marshes", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • I'm glad and sorry, too. - "Concerning Sally", William John Hopkins.
  • Jerry said he was sorry. - "Jerry's Charge Account", Hazel Hutchins Wilson.