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remorse
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • But she had made Fred feel for the first time something like the tooth of remorse.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (23% in)
  • He was doctrinally convinced that there was a total absence of merit in himself; but that doctrinal conviction may be held without pain when the sense of demerit does not take a distinct shape in memory and revive the tingling of shame or the pang of remorse.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (90% in)
  • "If you are not good, none is good"—those little words may give a terrific meaning to responsibility, may hold a vitriolic intensity for remorse.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (41% in)

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