sorry sight

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sorry sight

 and sad sight
a sight that one regrets seeing; someone or something that is unpleasant to look at. Well, aren't you a sorry sight! Go get cleaned up and put on some fresh clothes.
See also: sight, sorry
References in classic literature ?
A sad sight for the poor gypsy, a foundling, condemned to death, an unhappy creature, without country, without family, without a hearthstone.
Well, it was a sad sight to me; and whether it was because of my thoughts of Alan, or from something prophetic in my bosom, although this was but the second time I had seen King George's troops, I had no good will to them.
It was a sad sight, but it showed us that the anchorage was calm.
Surely to any man it is a sad sight," said Alleyne, "to see these holy men, who have done no sin themselves, suffering so for the sins of others.
To see her hand upon his arm in mute entreaty half-repressed, and her timid little shrinking figure turning away, was to see a sad, sad sight.
The sad sight of the change in her from her former self, made the one interest of my love an interest of tenderness and compassion which her father or her brother might have felt, and which I felt, God knows, in my inmost heart.
To see a city renowned for its cafe culture reduced to somewhere where its own traumatised citizens were too afraid to open their own doors was a sad sight indeed.
The provision of more free parking would bring in more shoppers, businesses, trade and visitors to our towns and cities, where vacant units are a common and sad sight on our high streets.
SAD SIGHT Remains of Tir na nOg, one of two cottages
On our way to the Abakhan Mill Shop, we passed through some of these places and it's a sad sight to drive through these once bustling resorts such as Talacre and Ffrith, their names etched into our subconscious, now cornered into the north eastern corridor between the Irish Sea and the Clwydian mountains.
e sad sight of Froome, dominant in winning the 2013 Tour, grimacing by the T roadside was reminiscent of Sir Bradley Wiggins' withdrawal with a broken collarbone in the rst week of the 2011 Tour.
It's a sad sight to see ' Master Blaster' Sachin Tendulkar, with a double chin looking decidedly unfit.
The sad sight of The Plough at Mitford was the first shock.
1 WREXHAM'S successful start to this season's FA Trophy campaign at the Racecourse on Saturday was overshadowed by the sad sight of fans' favourite Mark Creighton limping off the field with yet another hamstring injury just 20 minutes into the first round tie against Gresley FC.
It was a sad sight with some fellas in attendance known to me for over 30 years.