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Definition of Sorry

Sorry

  1. 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.
  2. Melancholy; dismal; gloomy; mournful.
  3. Poor; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse.

Sorry Quotations

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
Martin Luther

I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.
D. H. Lawrence

Let us endeavor so to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Mark Twain

An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.
Mitch Hedberg
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Sorry Translations

sorry in Italian is scusa, afflitto, purtroppo
sorry in Spanish is pesaroso, excusa, afligido
sorry in Swedish is ledsen

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