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Pronunciation of Sorrier: Learn how to pronounce Sorrier in English correctly

Learn how to say Sorrier correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word sorry:

adjective (sorrier, sorriest)
1 [predic.] feeling sad or distressed through sympathy with someone else’s misfortune:
I was sorry to hear about what happened to your family
(sorry for) filled with compassion for:
I felt sorry for the poor boys working for him
2 [predic.] feeling regret or penitence:
he said he was sorry he had upset me
I’m sorry if I was a bit brusque
used to express apology:
sorry—I was trying not to make a noise
used as a polite request that someone should repeat something that one has failed to hear or understand:
I’m sorry—you were saying?
3 [attributive] in a poor or pitiful state:
he looks a sorry sight with his broken jaw
unpleasant and regrettable, especially on account of incompetence or misbehaviour:
we feel so ashamed that we keep quiet about the whole sorry business

sorry for oneself
sad and self-pitying:
he was sorry for himself in his hopeless loneliness


Old English sārig ‘pained, distressed’, of West Germanic origin, from the base of the noun sore. The shortening of the root vowel has given the word an apparent connection with the unrelated sorrow