The traditional dress of women in the Indian Subcontinent; an outer garment consisting of a single length of cotton or silk, most often with one end wrapped around the waist to form a skirt, the other draped over the shoulder or head.
(of a person) Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
‘I am sorry I stepped on your toes. It was an accident.’; ‘I am sorry to hear of your uncle's death.’;
Same as Saree.
Poor, sad or regrettable.
‘The storm left his garden in a sorry state.’;
a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
Pathetic and inferior to the point of causing others disgust.
‘Bob is a sorry excuse for a football player.’;
A sari (sometimes also shari or misspelled as saree) is a garment from the Indian subcontinent that consists of an unstitched drape varying from 4.5 to 9 metres (15 to 30 feet) in length and 600 to 1,200 millimetres (24 to 47 inches) in breadth that is typically wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder, partly baring the midriff. It is traditionally worn in the countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
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.’;
Used to correct oneself in speech.
‘There are four — sorry, five — branches of the store locally.’;
The act of saying sorry; an apology.
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.
‘Ye were made sorry after a godly manner.’; ‘I am sorry for thee, friend; 't is the duke's pleasure.’; ‘She entered, were he lief or sorry.’;
Melancholy; dismal; gloomy; mournful.
‘All full of chirking was this sorry place.’;
Poor; mean; worthless; as, a sorry excuse.
‘Cheeks of sorry grain will serve.’; ‘Good fruit will sometimes grow on a sorry tree.’;
keenly sorry or regretful;
‘felt bad about letting the team down’; ‘was sorry that she had treated him so badly’; ‘felt bad about breaking the vase’;
feeling or expressing sorrow or pity;
‘a pitying observer threw his coat around her shoulders’; ‘let him perish without a pitying thought of ours wasted upon him’;
having 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’;
feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
‘my finances were in a deplorable state’; ‘a lamentable decision’; ‘her clothes were in sad shape’; ‘a sorry state of affairs’;
depressing in character or appearance;
‘drove through dingy streets’; ‘the dismal prison twilight’; ‘drab old buildings’; ‘a dreary mining town’; ‘gloomy tenements’; ‘sorry routine that follows on the heels of death’;
‘a sorry horse’; ‘a sorry excuse’; ‘a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick’; ‘the car was a no-good piece of junk’;