An expression used of those who, though they may be guilty of wrongdoing, think themselves the victim of a more serious wrong. From William Shakespeare’s King Lear.
Less guilty than those who have injured one, as in It’s true she took the money but they did owe her quite a bit—in a way she’s more sinned against than sinning. This expression comes from Shakespeare’s King Lear (3:2), where the King, on the heath during a storm, so describes his plight.
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[soh-soh, soh-soh] /ˈsoʊˌsoʊ, ˈsoʊˈsoʊ/ adjective 1. Also, soso. indifferent; neither very good nor very bad. adverb 2. in an indifferent or passable manner; indifferently; tolerably. adjective 1. (postpositive) neither good nor bad adverb 2. in an average or indifferent manner 1520s as an adverb, “indifferently;” as an adjective, “mediocre, neither too good nor too bad,” […]
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1. (in prescriptions) in the usual manner.
Electronics. 1. metal oxide semiconductor. [moh] /moʊ/ noun, Informal. 1. (def 1). 1. months. abbreviation 1. metal oxide silicon /məʊ/ noun (informal) 1. (mainly Brit) short for moment (sense 1) 2. (mainly Austral) short for moustache (sense 1) abbreviation 1. Macau Chemical symbol 1. molybdenum abbreviation 1. Missouri 2. Medical Officer 3. modus operandi colloquial […]
/məˌstæɡəˈnɛm/ noun 1. a port in NW Algeria, on the Mediterranean Sea: exports wine, fruit, and vegetables. Pop: 133 000 (2005 est)