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(I'm) sorry.

an expression used to excuse oneself politely or apologize, especially when one has collided with someone, when one has offended someone, or to ask someone to repeat what has been said. "I'm sorry," I said to the woman I bumped into. I'm sorry, what did you say? I couldn't hear you.

sorry

and pathetic
mod. pitiful; drawing ridicule or scorn; worthy more of condemnation than pity. (In colloquial use these words are usually used in sarcasm and disgust.) You are one sorry bastard! You are a pathetic person and a pathetic example of a quarterback!
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I'm really not that sorry to be causing trouble for Paul Ryan, who's going to lose seats in the House.
No matter what mistakes I made, whatever needless pain I caused, if I said that I was sorry and asked them to forgive me, they did.
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Meanwhile, Ms Finnigan was sorry for pointing out on the low-brow TV show Loose Women that footballer Ched Evans' rape was of a drunken woman and did not involve violence.
The driver, taken covered in blood from his cab by a police ocer, was arrested in hospital after the tragedy, Survivors told police they heard him repeating in the aftermath of the accident: "Sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry.
It's all your fault, Cesare 2 Jack Wilshere Midfielder for 20 minutes "Gutted doesn't come close to how I am feeling right now, Sorry to all the fans who came out and supported us, and everyone back home
Mourinho said that he prefers not to comment about the situation at a rival club, but added that he obviously feels sorry for Moyes.
One of my frequently recurring thoughts right now is that I wish I'd said sorry to my parents before they died.
Our politeness is legendary and saying sorry is one aspect of it.
I feel so sorry towards his family and children and all I can say is 'sorry'.
That understatement is like the famously offensive Basil Fawlty saying to an outraged guest "I'm sorry if I was a trifle brusque.
I feel desperately sorry for them, sorry for the lives cut short, sorry for the families whose bereavement is made worse by the controversy over why their loved ones died, sorry for the utterly unfair selection that the loss should be theirs.
I am sorry for Akua and every child that is separated from his or her father, but I am more sorry for myself.
To the club, to the fans and especially to the families, I am deeply sorry.