Definition Of sorry


feeling distress, especially through sympathy with someone else's misfortune.

I was sorry to hear about what happened to your family

in a poor or pitiful state or condition.

he looks a sorry sight with his broken jaw

Example Of sorry

  • sorry, but I have bad news for you

  • sorry, can I stop you there?

  • sorry, that isn't true

  • sorry, what's your postcode again?

  • A council spokesman said: ‘We were very sorry to hear a child has been injured and the matter will be thoroughly investigated.’

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