conscience-stricken

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con·science-strick·en

(kŏn′shəns-strĭk′ən)
adj.
Feeling guilty or remorseful because of having done something wrong.

conscience-stricken

adj
feeling anxious or guilty. Also: conscience-smitten

con′science-strick`en



adj.
greatly troubled by the knowledge of having acted wrongfully.
[1810–20]
Translations

conscience-stricken

[ˈkɒnʃənsˌstrɪkən] ADJlleno de remordimientos

conscience-stricken

[ˈkɒnʃnsˌstrɪkn] adj to be conscience-strickenavere dei rimorsi (di coscienza)
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Haig, who was White House chief of staff during Richard Nixon's second term, seemed a probable major source for Woodward and Carl Bernstein's Watergate books, since in so many cases he was portrayed as being conscience-struck and troubled by the criminality emerging around him.