toggle menu
1000+ books

in a sentence

show 189 more with this conextual meaning
  • a memory I recall from time to time with a mixture of nausea and remorse.   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • There was no remorse in her eyes.   (source)
    remorse = feeling of regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I felt no sorrow or remorse.   (source)
    remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • to hear men twist basting themselves with remorse   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • He shakes his head with remorse.   (source)
  • Now remorse began to gnaw at me.   (source)
    remorse = a feeling of regret for doing something that was wrong
  • Why do they make you wait so long, trembling in the shadow of fear and remorse?   (source)
    remorse = feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • But not a one of you has shown the slightest sign of remorse.   (source)
    remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I'd show no pride, only remorse.   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • But my raging always turned to remorse.   (source)
  • But for once I was soaked through with honest remorse.   (source)
  • ...something of this gaiety she must have given to me, for I had not one moment of remorse.   (source)
    remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • "O brave new world, O brave new world …" In his mind the singing words seemed to change their tone. They had mocked him through his misery and remorse,   (source)
    remorse = regret
  • Thou knowest the extent of my remorse and the will of my spirit.   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • Even with remorse you will have a better time.   (source)
    remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • And how shall you punish those whose remorse is already greater than their misdeeds?   (source)
  • By her own blindness she had sinned; now she must repay, not by empty remorse, but by prompt and useful action.   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I don't say that I suffered any remorse.   (source)
    remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • As the acuteness of this remorse began to die away, it was succeeded by a sense of joy.   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I experienced a sentiment half of horror, half of remorse, for the crime of which I had been guilty; but it was, at best, a feeble and equivocal feeling, and the soul remained untouched.   (source)
    remorse = regret
  • It's as if Roland thinks his attack on her could be wiped away by feigning remorse—not because he's actually sorry for what he did, but because it serves Roland's needs to treat her well now.†   (source)
  • A few days earlier, Louie would have bound and killed him without remorse.†   (source)
  • That ambivalence turned to remorse soon after he shot the moose.†   (source)
  • "I'm glad to hear he felt some remorse," I said coldly.†   (source)
  • That showed true remorse.†   (source)
  • That surge is immediately followed by remorse, because now I've hurt his feelings for no good reason.†   (source)
  • For the rest of his life, he never mentioned Ye Wenjie, and we do not know if he ever felt remorse or repented for his actions.†   (source)
  • She had no remorse, no sense that she was asking me to do something wrong.†   (source)
  • Gregor looked remorseful.†   (source)
  • Still they showed no surprise or remorse.†   (source)
  • But their leader didn't look in the least bit reprimanded or remorseful.†   (source)
  • Never remorseful, Tony coolly replied, "Same to you."†   (source)
  • Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.†   (source)
  • The remorse that gripped her was powerful and sudden, a deep sadness laced with guilt.†   (source)
  • Everyone I saw at the prison seemed surrounded by a cloud of regret and remorse.†   (source)
  • "If we continue like this, we'll have to start calling it remorse code."†   (source)
  • He was not even slightly remorseful.†   (source)
  • There has to be remorse.†   (source)
  • I felt guilty about it for a few minutes, but in our position, there wasn't much time for remorse.†   (source)
  • The closest that the Rev. Lewis Merrill had come to God was in his remorse for his "sin" with my mother.†   (source)
  • He knew that if she did not make her peace with her parents before one of them died, her remorse would be endless.†   (source)
  • There is no regret in Elara's eyes and no remorse.†   (source)
  • If I wanted to neglect my own work, Kit groaned in remorse, I might at least have been out in the Cruffs' field helping the poor child!†   (source)
  • Sansa had put on a lovely pale green damask gown and a look of remorse, but her sister was still wearing the ratty leathers and roughspun she'd worn at breakfast.†   (source)
  • I feel a pang of remorse about yesterday, the awful things I yelled at her as Peeta and Haymitch dragged me from the kitchen.†   (source)
  • His eyes and his words are full of remorse, but the apology still doesn't come.†   (source)
  • But at least her dad sounded sincere, like he really did feel remorseful.†   (source)
  • So—this remorse and pain of yours —you must view it in a different light.†   (source)
  • A normal person would feel a shard of remorse, but not Butler.†   (source)
  • Just enough of a sound to slit through the red fog like an arrow — but instead of letting in sunlight, that sound let in the dark clouds of shame and remorse, the terror, the agonizing convulsion of the spirit.†   (source)
  • What happened to you is a tragedy and she feels nothing but remorse.†   (source)
  • Stained-glass windows depicting scenes of anger, hate, and remorse pierced the walls, while spectral beams of light washed sections of the granite pews with transparent hues, leaving the rest in shadow.†   (source)
  • He felt appropriately remorseful.†   (source)
  • Rachel seems incapable of remorse, but she is not.†   (source)
  • I feel something … not yet remorse… at my sin of falsifying the evidence on the Armaghast dig.†   (source)
  • He kept up a remorseful mumbling.†   (source)
  • Bloom felt no remorse.†   (source)
  • When Colin Dexter decides to kill of his recurrent detective Morse in The Remorseful Day (1999), he has a number of options.†   (source)
  • Mae found out, with a sting of remorse, that she'd missed, that very morning, a visit from Muhammad Yunus, winner of the Nobel Prize.†   (source)
  • Silvia showed absolutely no remorse when, twenty minutes later, a different guard came, telling us we were free to go upstairs.†   (source)
  • Compassion, remorse, mercy.†   (source)
  • His complete lack of remorse, which was what had shocked her most.†   (source)
  • I thought I could detect a note of remorse in his voice.†   (source)
  • His shoulders are rounded now, his body in a remorseful slump.†   (source)
  • Tomorrow the Schieber interview would air, and then the others would roll out, a domino of apologetics and remorse.†   (source)
  • She did not permit herself the vulgarity of remorse.†   (source)
  • The Chancellor stared at Wells, as if looking for a sign of remorse or glee—anything to help him understand why his son had tried to set fire to the only tree evacuated from their ravaged planet.†   (source)
  • She heard the return to sanity, the remorse in his voice.†   (source)
  • There's a particular memory I have of sitting by myself one evening on one of the benches outside the pavilion, trying over and over to think of some way out, while a heavy mix of remorse and frustration brought me virtually to tears.†   (source)
  • Occasionally he sat in his apartment and wept in order to empty himself of self-pity and remorse.†   (source)
  • Saeed did not know how to mourn, how to express his remorse, from so great a distance.†   (source)
  • From puppydog devotion, he had moved on to a moody bossiness complicated with intermittent periods of dogged remorse that would have been passion had there been less of his hunger and more of her desire in it.†   (source)
  • There's a lot to be said for sacrifice, remorse, even pity.†   (source)
  • In five of these the murderer had called the police himself and, full of remorse, confessed to having killed his wife or brother or some other relative.†   (source)
  • In this case, he didn't show an ounce of remorse.†   (source)
  • It's the first time since my near execution that I've seen him remorseful instead of defensive or full of excuses.†   (source)
  • Surely he must be experiencing a remorse sufficiently profound to summon a desire for God's mercy and forgiveness?†   (source)
  • Peter didn't feel remorse for what he'd done, that much was clear.†   (source)
  • The sight of blood all over Mahtob's face brought a measure of calm, although there was no remorse.†   (source)
  • I find it difficult to describe my feelings: I felt regret that I had been unable to be with her when she died, remorse that I had not been able to look after her properly during her life, and a longing for what might have been had I chosen to live my life differently.†   (source)
  • REMORSE!†   (source)
  • Remorse.†   (source)
  • I still feel terrible about it," Jo said, her remorse obvious.†   (source)
  • Back of it all there was truly much remorse, and terrible anxiety for Stoddard himself; but this was continually swallowed up in her concern for her own welfare, her own good name.†   (source)
  • Ironically, in spite of all the fear and remorse and self-loathing, being locked up in prison is where I fully realized I had to change my life for the better, and in one significant way I did.†   (source)
  • He felt not an ounce of remorse.†   (source)
  • Adam resurfaced two days later, as remorseful and apologetic as before: "a moment of weakness," he explained.†   (source)
  • My anger gradually gave in to remorse but we didn't speak for days.†   (source)
  • Milkman felt a quick beat of something like remorse, but he shook it off and resumed his search for his mother.†   (source)
  • There was so much remorse in his voice that I was startled.†   (source)
  • There is so much remorse and pain and self-loathing in his expression that I ache for him because I know what it feels like, and I hate myself for the aching.†   (source)
  • Then his remorse began.†   (source)
  • Bert took a breath before replying, his expression more wistful than remorseful.†   (source)
  • Whatever it was, his childlike, remorseful expression brought me back.†   (source)
  • Still he lingered, remorsefully.†   (source)
  • I believed her to be remorseful—about having lied to me all those years and about her low marriage.†   (source)
  • If you agree to this, you won't feel remorse, because you won't be yourself.†   (source)
  • She finally spots his face and sees he is placid, showing no sign of rejoice or remorse.†   (source)
  • The little man slapped himself on the forehead in remorse.†   (source)
  • He had no right to feel such remorse.†   (source)
  • He felt a tinge of remorse as he reached down and picked up the paper bag that contained his dinner.†   (source)
  • The drugs, the sex, the alcohol: It sounds like a lot of fun--that is, if you don't figure in the remorseful hangovers, the depression, or the loneliness that is both the cause and the effect of the whole vicious circle.†   (source)
  • I told him I felt kind of bad for the frogs and turtles but that, no, I felt no remorse whatsoever for the snakes and, to tell the truth, had once had a very bad experience with gators.†   (source)
  • They would carry me out to the garden each day, and I would sit there, too lost in my own grief and remorse to get up out of my chair.†   (source)
  • She showered in his little bathroom, waiting to be seized by guilt or remorse, but neither came, only trepidation at what he might be feeling.†   (source)
  • In spite of the sun, he was shivering, because a cold coil of remorse was unwinding in his chest.†   (source)
  • Worse still, you don't show an atom of shame or remorse.†   (source)
  • I can only look back at my mother with guilt and remorse.†   (source)
  • We're suffering remorse.†   (source)
  • He felt a sense of accomplishment rather than remorse for destroying the man he knew more intimately than he knew himself.†   (source)
  • ' he said half remorsefully.†   (source)
  • But Gooch was swept away by the theatricality of remorse.†   (source)
  • Philon tells the tale with no apparent regret or remorse whatsoever.†   (source)
  • "However," the foreman continued, "in light of the defendant's honesty, her genuine remorse, and the severe provocation preceding the crimes, the jury has elected to suspend the sentence and place Miss Shrope on probationary supervision for a period of five years."†   (source)
  • There is always the slenderest remorse after any fanfare.†   (source)
  • When the submarine passed through the debris, I thought the crew looked remorseful-because the wounded were giving up, letting go, and sinking-but when they passed me they laughed.†   (source)
  • The hammer blows of guilt and remorse.†   (source)
  • Oh, everybody was true to form—Denny angry, Nora remorseful, Amanda looking for someone to blame.†   (source)
  • Booth ruminates without remorse.†   (source)
  • There isn't an ounce of remorse in you, and I want you to know that it would have been my distinct pleasure to sentence you to death if you'd had the courage to go to trial.†   (source)
  • Ootek was stricken with remorse.†   (source)
  • Lolla-Wossiky had never seen anyone so tortured by remorse; the vision Lolla-Wossiky had given him was stronger than any dream a man could imagine for himself.†   (source)
  • Later she bawls like a little baby as she sits beside me, trying to explain herself For some reason her awful sweetness, her helplessness, her crestfallen and remorseful manner all help me to control my wild rage.†   (source)
  • I felt some remorse, though I knew the difference between Shadow and Substance.†   (source)
  • The police came for him, to question him, and he went away between two of them, quietly, as if full of remorse for the sins of all mankind.†   (source)
  • Not over Joanie, she was neither swept off her feet nor likely to suffer remorse.†   (source)
  • She imagined that she took his remorse in hand and changed it into a deeper understanding of life.†   (source)
  • My soul has no peace, I am torn by remorse and pain.†   (source)
  • We mustn't start feeling remorse.†   (source)
  • Their glances met through their laughter and remorse.†   (source)
  • In the chaos of grief and remorse that filled his mind it was the one articulate word. "God!" he whispered it aloud.   (source)
  • But his mind was elsewhere–with death, with his grief, and his remorse; mechanicaly, without consciousness of what he was doing, he began to shoulder his way through the crowd.   (source)
  • Grief and remorse, compassion and duty–all were forgotten now and, as it were, absorbed into an intense overpowering hatred of these less than human monsters.   (source)
  • What with mothers and lovers, what with the prohibitions they were not conditioned to obey, what with the temptations and the lonely remorses, what with all the diseases and the endless isolating pain, what with the uncertainties and the poverty–they were forced to feel strongly.   (source)
    remorses = regrets
  • ...there was a cold gnawing in my inside like a remorse for something wrong.   (source)
    remorse = feeling of deep regret
  • Had he suffered tortures of remorse,   (source)
    remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • It is clear from your son's attitude that he feels no remorse for his actions.†   (source)
  • I search his eyes for the slightest sign of anything, fear, remorse, anger.†   (source)
  • Yet I had felt no remorse when I sent them off on deadly tasks.†   (source)
  • I made my choice long ago, he knew, and yet he felt no remorse.†   (source)
  • He was talking about it without any kind of remorse — with amusement.†   (source)
  • They say he showed remorse in later years, alone in his cell at Nurmengard.†   (source)
  • Silas's soul thundered with remorse and rage.†   (source)
  • "Your mother, now she will be glad to wash her hands of you," Amah said with great remorse.†   (source)
  • "Sonny called me last night to tell me to act humble and remorseful," he says.†   (source)
  • Remorse reminds me of Daddy, who had none, at least none for me.†   (source)
  • The old man, white as paper, looks back on his former students without a flicker of remorse.†   (source)
  • How sad and remorseful and guilty all those people are, standing by your great bronze coffin.†   (source)
  • Instantly, a wave of remorse washed through him.†   (source)
  • That the absence of children, all children, would heighten the adults' remorse.†   (source)
  • Jacob scowled and ducked his head while I fought back a surge of remorse.†   (source)
  • For the first time there was emotion in his voice, regret or remorse.†   (source)
  • When will the long horror of her punishment and remorse be over?†   (source)
  • They wanted us to be able to kill them with no remorse, to make them less than people.†   (source)
  • He didn't answer his question, but he also expressed no remorse.†   (source)
  • He is troubled to find that it feels like buyer's remorse.†   (source)
  • Kate sighed and muttered, "So much for remorse."†   (source)
  • The guilt and remorse she'd feel could never compare to Lilly's pain.†   (source)
  • I had no choice, he told himself, surprised how little remorse he felt for what he had just done.†   (source)
  • Jacob scowled and ducked his head while I fought back a surge of remorse.†   (source)
  • The thought gave him twinges of both satisfaction and remorse.†   (source)
  • Be a man… try… Try for some remorse….†   (source)
  • He turned away; there was no sadness in him, no remorse.†   (source)
  • Langdon sat on a grungy bench nearby, feeling remorseful.†   (source)
  • Think, and try for some remorse, Riddle….†   (source)
  • Thomas felt a pang of remorse for his offering up the man in exchange for Qurong's death.†   (source)
  • As I reread the letter, I began to feel a deep remorse.†   (source)
  • "She interfered," Madame Stravinski explained without remorse.†   (source)
  • I stared at his face, searching for any signs of the anger or remorse I feared.†   (source)
  • An overwhelming sense of remorse flooded his mind.†   (source)
  • — Tyrion gazed at him without remorse.†   (source)
  • "I don't need you," she said softly, and without remorse.†   (source)
  • He sensed several emotions in her, but what surprised him the most was her remorse and guilt.†   (source)
  • I watched the cat's life ebb away, and didn't know whether to feel relief, satisfaction, or remorse.†   (source)
  • I do feel a touch of remorse for tricking LeFarge, whom I like, but it was necessary.†   (source)
  • I was soon trembling with remorse as well as lust.†   (source)
  • A little tremor of remorse knifed through me.†   (source)
  • But," I added with remorse, "she wasn't always like this."†   (source)
  • Do you have anything you want to talk about—the stress, or feelings of anger, or remorse?†   (source)
  • But even more, remorse for his own daughter.†   (source)
  • Sam felt a bit remorseful, though not more trustful.†   (source)
  • She is a goddess, a queen, and he is a just a miserable puddle of remorse.†   (source)
  • It said she felt no remorse because the man she killed was a pig:' "A pig?†   (source)
  • Not a Blink of Remorse Brendan didn't say a word most of the way home.†   (source)
  • Guilt, depression, and remorse were strikingly absent.†   (source)
  • 'Oh,' the chaplain exclaimed with a look of stark remorse, the back of his hand covering his mouth.†   (source)
  • They have endangered us all with no sign of remorse orcontrition.†   (source)
  • You can't feel remorse about breaking the law, because ethically, you're obligated to do it.†   (source)
  • "Is there anything else you feel remorse for?" he asked.†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)