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noun as in repentance

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There’s every reason to think, I’m sorry to say, that the rest of November, December and January are going to continue to be high transmission months.

Last time we checked in with the electric vehicle sector at Data Sheet—about two years, sorry, two months, no, checks web archive, two weeks ago— things were not good.

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So she wouldn’t allow us to feel sorry for her, and she wouldn’t allow us to be down.

I’m sorry for not responding personally to all your messages.

Congrats on your engagement, and I’m sorry your mother never got the help you did.

Perhaps if I told him I knew how wicked I was, the sorriness would come later.

An odd feeling of sorriness for her step-mother came over Joan.

But she did not tell them of the sorriness of her situation: it might have brought reproach upon him.

And her sorriness held her heart warm, in the glow of giving comfort.

His voice was thick with sorriness, and he could hardly get the words out.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sorriness, such as: contrition, grief, guilt, penitence, regret, and remorse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.