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remorse
used in Good Country People

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Definition
a feeling of deep regret for doing something that was wrong
  • She imagined that she took his remorse in hand and changed it into a deeper understanding of life.
remorse = regret for doing something that was wrong
  • She imagined that the two of them walked on the place until they came to the storage barn beyond the two back fields and there, she imagined, that things came to such a pass that she very easily seduced him and that then, of course, she had to reckon with his remorse.

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