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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Worthlessness due to insignificance.

Usage examples (16)
  • And her sorriness held her heart warm, in the glow of giving comfort.
  • One thing is for sure, he's not happy in the circumstances he now finds himself, whether or not that translates into a contrition and/or true sorriness.
  • But she did not tell them of the sorriness of her situation: it might have brought reproach upon him.
  • I have always suspected that Rhyner the whiner had a lot of sorriness to him and it seems that my suspicions were confirmed. for more
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