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remorse
used in Six Characters in Search of an Author

7 uses
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Definition
a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • Even in the case of remorse.
    Act 1 (43% in)
  • Remorse?
    Act 1 (43% in)
  • I've done more than use words to quieten the remorse in me.
    Act 1 (43% in)
  • When a man seeks to "simplify" life bestially, throwing aside every relic of humanity, every chaste aspiration, every pure feeling, all sense of ideality, duty, modesty, shame...then nothing is more revolting and nauseous than a certain kind of remorse — crocodiles' tears, that's what it is.
    Act 1 (73% in)
  • He wants to get at his complicated "cerebral drama," to have his famous remorses and torments acted; but I want to act my part, my part!
    Act 2 (86% in)
  • How can he act all his "noble remorses," all his "moral torments," if you want to spare him the horror of being discovered one day — after he had asked her what he did ask her — in the arms of her, that already fallen woman, that child, sir, that child he used to watch come out of school?
    Act 2 (90% in)
  • The more harm done us, the more remorse for him.
    Act 3 (5% in)

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