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sorry British & World English

Feeling sad or distressed through sympathy with someone else’s misfortune

sorry English Thesaurus

I was sorry to hear about his accident

sorry cut British & World English

(In Aboriginal English) an incision made on the body as part of a mourning ritual

sorry camp British & World English

(In Aboriginal English) a gathering during which Aboriginal mourning rituals are observed

sorry business British & World English

(In Aboriginal English) Aboriginal rituals observed during a period of mourning

sorry for oneself British & World English

Sad and self-pitying

sorry for in sorry British & World English

Filled with compassion for

better safe than sorry British & World English

It’s wiser to be cautious and careful than to be hasty or rash and so do something you may later regret

better safe than sorry in better1 British & World English

It’s wiser to be cautious and careful than to be hasty or rash and so do something you may later regret