regretful, sorry, bad(adj)
feeling or expressing 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"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"
deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)
"my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
good-for-nothing, good-for-naught, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-good, sorry(adj)
"a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk"
blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary(adj)
"a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
The act of saying sorry; an apology.
Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
Poor, sad or regrettable.
The storm left his garden in a sorry state.
Expresses regret, remorse, or sorrow.
Sorry! I didn't see that you were on the phone.
Used as a request for someone to repeat something not heard or understood clearly.
Sorry? What was that? The phone cut out.
Origin: From sory, from sarig, from sairagaz, from sayǝw-. Cognate with serig, dialectal sehrig. More at sore.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sor′i, adj. grieved for something past: melancholy: poor: worthless.—adj. Sorr′iest (Shak.), most sorrowful.—adv. Sorr′ily.—n. Sorr′iness. [A.S. sárig, wounded—sár, pain; Dut. zeerig.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'sorry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1412
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sorry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #255
Rank popularity for the word 'sorry' in Adjectives Frequency: #98
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The numerical value of sorry in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sorry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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