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re·morse

 (rĭ-môrs′)
n.
1. Moral anguish arising from repentance for past misdeeds; bitter regret. See Synonyms at penitence.
2. Obsolete Compassion.

[Middle English remors, from Old French, from Medieval Latin remorsum, from neuter past participle of Latin remordēre, to torment : re-, re- + mordēre, to bite; see mer- in Indo-European roots.]

remorse

(rɪˈmɔːs)
n
1. a sense of deep regret and guilt for some misdeed
2. compunction; pity; compassion
[C14: from Medieval Latin remorsus a gnawing, from Latin remordēre to bite again, from re- + mordēre to bite]
reˈmorseful adj
reˈmorsefully adv
reˈmorsefulness n

re•morse

(rɪˈmɔrs)

n.
1. deep and painful regret for wrongdoing.
2. Obs. pity; compassion.
[1325–75; < Middle French remors < Medieval Latin remorsus < Latin remordere to bite again, vex (re- re- + mordere to bite)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remorse - a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)remorse - a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
regret, ruefulness, sorrow, rue - sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"
guilt feelings, guilt trip, guilty conscience, guilt - remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
penance, penitence, repentance - remorse for your past conduct

remorse

noun regret, shame, guilt, pity, grief, compassion, sorrow, anguish, repentance, contrition, compunction, penitence, self-reproach, pangs of conscience, ruefulness, bad or guilty conscience He has shown no remorse for his actions.
Quotations
"remorse, the fatal egg by pleasure laid" [William Cowper The Progress of Error]

remorse

noun
A feeling of regret for one's sins or misdeeds:
Theology: attrition.
Translations
تَبْكيت الضَّميرنَدَم
výčitky svědomí
angersamvittighedskval
tunnontuskat
kajanje
iîrun
良心の呵責
깊은 후회
jaučiantis sąžinės graužimąsąžinės graužimassu apgailestavimu
nožēlasirdsapziņas pārmetumi
výčitky svedomia
ånger
การสำนึกผิด
sự ăn năn

remorse

[rɪˈmɔːs] N (= regret) → remordimiento m
without remorsesin remordimientos
to feel remorsearrepentirse

remorse

[rɪˈmɔːrs] nremords m
He showed no remorse → Il n'a manifesté aucun remords.
to be filled with remorse → être plein(e) de remords

remorse

nReue f (→ at, over über +acc); he is completely without remorseer zeigt überhaupt keine Reue; without remorse (= merciless)erbarmungslos

remorse

[rɪˈmɔːs] nrimorso
without remorse → senza pietà

remorse

(rəˈmoːs) noun
regret about something wrong or bad which one has done.
reˈmorseful adjective
feeling remorse.
reˈmorsefully adverb
reˈmorseless adjective
cruel; without pity. a remorseless tyrant.
reˈmorselessly adverb

remorse

نَدَم výčitky svědomí samvittighedskval Reue τύψεις remordimiento tunnontuskat remords kajanje rimorso 良心の呵責 깊은 후회 wroeging anger wyrzuty sumienia remorso раскаяние ånger การสำนึกผิด vicdan azabı sự ăn năn 懊悔

remorse

n. remordimiento.

remorse

n remordimiento, arrepentimiento
References in classic literature ?
Roderigo rent his chains asunder manfully, and Hugo died in agonies of remorse and arsenic, with a wild, "Ha
He was badly frightened, certainly, and perhaps he even felt some stirrings of remorse for his indifference to the old man's misery and loneliness.
But among the conflicting sensations which assailed her, there was neither shame nor remorse.
Now, see: under those seven gables, at which we now look up, --and which old Colonel Pyncheon meant to be the house of his descendants, in prosperity and happiness, down to an epoch far beyond the present,--under that roof, through a portion of three centuries, there has been perpetual remorse of conscience, a constantly defeated hope, strife amongst kindred, various misery, a strange form of death, dark suspicion, unspeakable disgrace, --all, or most of which calamity I have the means of tracing to the old Puritan's inordinate desire to plant and endow a family.
To make himself the one trusted friend, to whom should be confided all the fear, the remorse, the agony, the ineffectual repentance, the backward rush of sinful thoughts, expelled in vain
And heaved and heaved, still unrestingly heaved the black sea, as if its vast tides were a conscience; and the great mundane soul were in anguish and remorse for the long sin and suffering it had bred.
They were worked in the yards all the seven days of the week, and they had their prize fights and crap games on Sunday nights as well; but then around the corner one might see a bonfire blazing, and an old, gray-headed Negress, lean and witchlike, her hair flying wild and her eyes blazing, yelling and chanting of the fires of perdition and the blood of the "Lamb," while men and women lay down upon the ground and moaned and screamed in convulsions of terror and remorse.
A sort of chronic remorse went with him everywhere, although not strong enough to make any decided change in his course; and this very remorse reacted again into indulgence.
She felt instinctively that this was wrong and mean, and whenever the feeling of remorse was strong within her she made a desperate effort to please her grim and difficult relative.
Marianne's note, by assuring me that I was still as dear to her as in former days, that in spite of the many, many weeks we had been separated, she was as constant in her own feelings, and as full of faith in the constancy of mine as ever, awakened all my remorse.
A child cannot quarrel with its elders, as I had done; cannot give its furious feelings uncontrolled play, as I had given mine, without experiencing afterwards the pang of remorse and the chill of reaction.
Miss Cathy - conversant with no bad deeds except her own slight acts of disobedience, injustice, and passion, arising from hot temper and thoughtlessness, and repented of on the day they were committed - was amazed at the blackness of spirit that could brood on and cover revenge for years, and deliberately prosecute its plans without a visitation of remorse.