more in sorrow than in anger

idiom

chiefly British
: because of sadness or disappointment rather than anger
He spoke more in sorrow than in anger about the fact that he was being forced out of his position.

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“More in sorrow than in anger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20in%20sorrow%20than%20in%20anger. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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