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remorse
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Definition a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • There was no sign of remorse until the police caught her.
remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I expressed my remorse at having let them down.
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I had only owned it a week before I felt buyer's remorse.
  • remorse = regret
  • When he saw what he had done, he was overcome with remorse.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • remorse = a feeling of deep regret
  • A third alternative was for Roy to try apologizing to Dana again, this time oozing remorse and sincerity.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I felt no sorrow or remorse.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • The last thing I wanted was for him to go wallow in remorse.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • ...there was a cold gnawing in my inside like a remorse for something wrong.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • remorse = feeling of deep regret
  • ...shocked to see Hagrid shaking with grief and remorse, great tears leaking down into his beard.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • remorse = deep regret (for his error)
  • Why do they make you wait so long, trembling in the shadow of fear and remorse?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • remorse = feeling of deep 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.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • a blazing glare so thorough and remorseless that ... it seemed an actual presence.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • remorseless = relentless (continuing without stopping or weakening)
  • But for once I was soaked through with honest remorse.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • But Baba had found a way to create good out of his remorse.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • remorse = feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • They had mocked him through his misery and remorse,
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • valiant, wise, remorseful, well accomplished
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • remorseful = full of regret for doing something that was wrong
  • I didn't feel any remorse.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • ...something of this gaiety she must have given to me, for I had not one moment of remorse.
    Jean Rhys  --  Wide Sargasso Sea
  • remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • Had he suffered tortures of remorse,
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • remorse = deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • and then 'tis thought thou'lt show thy mercy and remorse more strange than...
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
remorse = regret

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