A Sorry Sight
A Sorry Sight : Phrases
A regrettable and unwelcome aspect or feature. Now also used to mean something or someone of untidy appearance.
What a sorry sight! You should have driven safe. This accident is totally avoidable.
From Shakespeare's Macbeth, 1605:
Hark! Who lies i' the second chamber?
This is a sorry sight.
[Looking on his hands]
A foolish thought, to say a sorry sight.
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