remorseful


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re·morse·ful

 (rĭ-môrs′fəl)
adj.
Marked by or filled with remorse.

re·morse′ful·ly adv.
re·morse′ful·ness n.

re•morse•ful

(rɪˈmɔrs fəl)

adj.
full of, characterized by, or due to remorse.
[1585–95]
re•morse′ful•ly, adv.
re•morse′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.remorseful - feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
penitent, repentant - feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

remorseful

remorseful

adjective
Feeling or expressing regret for one's sins or misdeeds:
Translations
مُتَّسِم بالنَّدَم
kající
iîrandi
pişmanlık duyan

remorseful

[rɪˈmɔːsfʊl] ADJ (= regretful) → arrepentido

remorseful

[rɪˈmɔːrsfʊl] adjplein(e) de remords

remorseful

adjreumütig, reuig; to feel remorsefulReue spüren

remorseful

[rɪˈmɔːsfʊl] adjpieno/a di rimorsi

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
References in classic literature ?
Next morning I was afoot early, bent on my quest in right good earnest; for I had a remorseful feeling that I had not been sufficiently diligent the day before, had spent too much time in dreaming and moralising, in which opinion I am afraid the reader will agree.
I shall go on in the same way, losing my temper with Ivan the coachman, falling into angry discussions, expressing my opinions tactlessly; there will be still the same wall between the holy of holies of my soul and other people, even my wife; I shall still go on scolding her for my own terror, and being remorseful for it; I shall still be as unable to understand with my reason why I pray, and I shall still go on praying; but my life now, my whole life apart from anything that can happen to me, every minute of it is no more meaningless, as it was before, but it has the positive meaning of goodness, which I have the power to put into it.
I ought to have gone," said Jo, taking her sister in her arms as she sat down in her mother's bit chair, with a remorseful face.
And as each of these roaring gangs of enthusiasts marched away, some remorseful member of it was quite sure to raise his voice and say:
I was not at all remorseful for having unwittingly set those other branches of the Pocket family to the poor arts they practised: because such littlenesses were their natural bent, and would have been evoked by anybody else, if I had left them slumbering.
Finally, tired of disputing, and remorseful for their acrimony, they dined amicably together.
remounted the throne; Villefort, to whom Marseilles had become filled with remorseful memories, sought and obtained the situation of king's procureur at Toulouse, and a fortnight afterwards he married Mademoiselle de Saint-Meran, whose father now stood higher at court than ever.
He felt remorseful because he had refused to see that she looked upon him with any particular feeling, and now these words in her letter were infinitely pathetic: I can't bear the thought that anyone else should touch me.
asked Archie, with a troubled look, while Charlie settled down in a remorseful heap among the table legs.
Altogether, both were glad when they reached the light--and remorseful that they should be glad.
Through Pollyanna's mind at the moment trooped remorseful memories of the morning with its unwanted boy, cat, and dog, and its unwelcome "glad" and forbidden "father that would spring to her forgetful little tongue.
He had seen the remorseful, pitiful, desolate creature, riding, with his coffin by his side, to the gibbet.