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[sawr-tuh] /ˈsɔr tə/
adverb, Pronunciation Spelling.
sort of; somewhat:
I'm sorta nervous about asking for a date. Unabridged
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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+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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