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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner showing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; In a manner expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

Usage examples (31)
  • As for Whatever Works, I was sorrily disappointed.
  • What had been so basely striven for was sorrily won at last.
  • You would sorrily mistaken if you were so naiive as to assume so.
  • “I, too, cost a good deal, like the horses and wagons and corn,” she said, looking up sorrily. for more
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