HyperDic: sorry

English > 4 senses of the word sorry:
ADJECTIVEallsorry, regretful, badfeeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
allsorry, deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sadbad
allsorry, good-for-nothing, good-for-naught, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-goodwithout merit
allsorry, blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, drab, drear, drearycausing dejection
sorry > pronunciation
Soundssaa'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > sorry: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone.
Synonymsregretful, bad
See alsopenitent, repentantFeeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
Oppositeunregretful, unregrettingFeeling no regret
Catalanapesarat, pesarós
English > sorry: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbad; unfortunate.
Example "a sorry state of affairs"
Synonymsdeplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad
BroaderbadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Spanishdeplorable, desolador, lamentable, lamentoso, penoso, triste
Catalandeplorable
Nounssorrinessworthlessness due to insignificance
English > sorry: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningWithout merit.
Examples
  • "a sorry horse"
  • "a sorry excuse"
Synonymsgood-for-nothing, good-for-naught, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-good
Broaderworthlesslacking in usefulness or value
Nounssorrinessworthlessness due to insignificance
English > sorry: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCausing dejection.
Synonymsblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, drab, drear, dreary
Broaderdepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Spanishdeprimente, desalentador, desconsolado, macabro, negro, oscuro, triste
Catalandepriment, desconsolat, descoratjador, macabre, negre, obscur, trist

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