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 ?
If Marmee shook her fist instead of kissing her hand to us, it would serve us right, for more ungrateful wretches than we are were never seen," cried Jo, taking a remorseful satisfaction in the snowy walk and bitter wind.
With these remorseful feelings, he lost no time in making the amplest apologies, and besought his friend still to continue the care which, if not successful in restoring him to health, had, in all probability, been the means of prolonging his feeble existence to that hour.
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:
Micawber roused me from this reflection, which was blended with a certain remorseful apprehension of seeing Steerforth himself, by bestowing many encomiums on the absent Littimer as a most respectable fellow, and a thoroughly admirable servant.
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.
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.
Finally, tired of disputing, and remorseful for their acrimony, they dined amicably together.
now that I am far away, and out of danger, I say I should have done what I did not do: now that I have allowed my precious treasure to be robbed from me, I curse the robber, on whom I might have taken vengeance had I as much heart for it as I have for bewailing my fate; in short, as I was then a coward and a fool, little wonder is it if I am now dying shame-stricken, remorseful, and mad.
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 spits them out with a remorseful air, for he feels that it is in his nature to be an unimprovable reprobate and that it's no good HIS trying to keep awake, for HE won't never know nothink.
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.
She was remorseful now, and bent forward to touch his shoulder, though still trying not to look him in the face, as if the more persuasively to beg him not to be angry with her.