What does IS stand for?

I'm sorry

If you feel guilty about something, you can apologize with the "IS" acronym, which stands for "I'm sorry." Although, if you're really sorry, you might want to take the time to write an actual apology.

Most people use IS when messaging online or via texts. They typically send it when they regret doing something that hurt another person in some way.

For example, you may have inadvertently given away your sister's pregnancy in a text and feel bad about it. Or, you may have poked fun at someone's weight and want to make it right with the victim you wronged.


IS I couldn't hang out yesterday

Kevin McCallister trotting out his best IS

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Updated July 18, 2022

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