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Related / Similar Words: dingy, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, pitying, sorry for(p), deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, bad, regretful, contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthful, good-for-nothing, good-for-naught, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-good

 

Definition:
  • depressing in character or appearance; "drove through dingy streets"; "the dismal prison twilight"- Charles Dickens; "drab old buildings"; "a dreary mining town"; "gloomy tenements"; "sorry routine that follows on the heels of death"- B.A.Williams;
  • 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"- Thomas De Quincey;
  • bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs";
  • 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";
  • 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;
  • without merit; "a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk";

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    Language Translations:
    Danish: ked af and undskyld   Dutch: het spijt me and sorry  
    Finnish: anteeksi and paha   French: désolé  
    German: entschuldigen Sie bitte and es tut mir Leid and wie bitte   Hungarian: elnézést and sajnál  
    Icelandic: afsakið and fyrirgefðu   Indonesian: maaf  
    Italian: mi scusi and scusi   Japanese: すみません and 残念な  
    Lithuanian: apgailestauju   Malay: maaf  
    Maltese: skużani and skużi   Norwegian: lei and unnskyld  
    Polish: przepraszam   Portuguese: desculpa  
    Romanian: îmi pare rău   Russian: жаль and простить and прошу прощения  
    Spanish: ¿cómo and discúlpame and disculpa   Swedish: förlåt and ledsen and ursäkta  
     
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