Sorrily \Sor"ri*ly\, adv. In a sorry manner; poorly. [1913 Webster]

Thy pipe, O Pan, shall help, though I sing sorrily. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • sorrily — adverb see sorry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sorrily — See sorry. * * * …   Universalium

  • sorrily — adverb In a sorry manner …   Wiktionary

  • sorrily — adv. with remorse, remorsefully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sorrily — ad. Meanly, pitiably, despicably, poorly, wretchedly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sorrily — sor·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • sorrily — ˈsärə̇lē, li also ˈsȯr adverb Etymology: Middle English sarily, sorily, from sary, sory sorry + ly more at sorry : in a sorry manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • sorry — sorrily, adv. sorriness, n. /sor ee, sawr ee/, adj., sorrier, sorriest. 1. feeling regret, compunction, sympathy, pity, etc.: to be sorry to leave one s friends; to be sorry for a remark; to be sorry for someone in trouble. 2. regrettable or… …   Universalium

  • sorry — adjective (sorrier; est) Etymology: Middle English sory, from Old English sārig, from sār sore Date: before 12th century 1. feeling sorrow, regret, or penitence 2. mournful, sad 3. inspiring sorrow, pity, scorn, or ridicule ; pitiful < their… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sorriness — See sorrily. * * * …   Universalium

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