All 3 Uses of
To Kill a Mockingbird
- She earned it, so don't feel too remorseful.
p. 115..9remorseful = full of regret for having done wrong
- Calpurnia revived a series of rusty threats that moved Jem to little remorse, and she sailed up the front steps with her classic, "If Mr. Finch don't wear you out, I will—get in that house, sir!"
p. 278..2remorse = regret for having done wrong
- I sometimes felt a twinge of remorse, when passing by the old place, at ever having taken part in what must have been sheer torment to Arthur Radley—
p. 324..7 *
(remorse) a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrongeditor's notes: Synonym comparison (if you're into word choice):
Many consider the word remorse stronger than the word regret. Also, it is more personal. One might regret that their team lost the game, but feel remorse that they missed the bus and weren't there to help the team.