Definition and Meanings for sorry
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Part of Speech of sorry
adjective, comparative, superlative, noun
Etymology of sorry
Meaning of sorry
as adjective, comparative, superlative, noun, noun, adjective
- 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.
- melancholy; dismal; gloomy; mournful.
- poor; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse.