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What is the plural form of the word SORRY?
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Sorry has two plurals: sorries and sorrys. Either is correct.

And no, guy, an apology or condolence is not an adjective. "All the sorries and the cliched social gestures made no dent in the widow's grief."

Sorries is more used for condolences than apologies, but yes, it's unquestioningly acceptable in informal communications and instantly understood by any native speaker.

As for formal communications, as when working with concepts of regret and loss, that would be determined by the community standards more than English usage. Basically, don't be surprised if colleagues use it, but if they don't, then select either apologies or condolences, whichever best applies.

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Use either spelling. Both are correct. When referring to the word sorry, I'd use sorrys. When speaking of an apology or condolence, I'd use sorries. However, pick one and stick with it throughout the piece of writing; don't switch back and forth.


Note that "a sorry" and "sorries" are typically used only when referring to condolences or apologies, not as complete synonyms, ie: "A sorry would go a long way to mending their friendship," or, "All the sorries in the world cannot mend a broken heart," but not an outright replacement in typical use such as, "my sorries," for, "my condolences," or, "I expect a sorry on my desk by morning," for, "I expect an apology on my desk by morning."