I am a sorry example of the truth that women, as well as men, are losing their hair.
He offered a tepid, somewhat perfunctory sounding apology: "I cannnot adequately express how sorry I am for my crimes."
If so, that would be the first smart move they've made in this sorry episode.
In fact, there have been hints of reason in this sorry show of hate.
“If any of the prisoners are really journalists, then I am sorry for that,” shrugged Ayman.
One who is sorry she did it, but would undoubtedly do it again.
Perhaps you are sorry you are so ugly, and it's always on your mind.
He was sorry for the poor little maid who had aped the ways of the grown-up.
"I felt so sorry for him," she said, in a low, trembling voice.
You're kind of soft around the stomach, Mr. Henderson, I'm sorry to say.
Old English sarig "distressed, grieved, full of sorrow" (not found in the physical sense of "sore"), from Proto-Germanic *sairiga- "painful" (cf. Old Saxon serag, Middle Dutch seerigh "sore; sad, sorry," Dutch zeerig "sore, full of sores," Old High German serag, Swedish sårig "sore, full of sores"), from *sairaz "pain" (physical and mental); related to *saira- "suffering, sick, ill" (see sore (adj.)). Meaning "wretched, worthless, poor" first recorded mid-13c. Spelling shift from -a- to -o- by influence of sorrow. Apologetic sense (short for I'm sorry) is attested from 1834; phrase sorry about that popularized 1960s by U.S. TV show "Get Smart." Related: Sorrily; sorriness.
Wretched; worthless; inferior; half-assed: this one kid, and he was a sorry shit/ The reputation of the Barclay has been one of sorry-ass service/ One more sorry-ass useless killing (entry form 1250+, variant 1970s+)