guilt feelings


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Noun1.guilt feelings - remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
compunction, remorse, self-reproach - a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
survivor guilt - a deep feeling of guilt often experienced by those who have survived some catastrophe that took the lives of many others; derives in part from a feeling that they did not do enough to save the others who perished and in part from feelings of being unworthy relative to those who died; "survivor guilt was first noted in those who survived the Holocaust"
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Duterte on Tuesday used the 'F' word against the EU and called members of the union hypocrites, saying they had become strict on human rights owing to the 'guilt feelings' over atrocities they had previously committed.
They have feelings of forgetfulness, suffer from guilt feelings. They lack concentration.
"For me these visits have also aroused guilt feelings," he wrote in a 2006 essay for the New York Review of Books.
On the other hand, the working mum often deals with guilt feelings because she spends more time in her job than with her kids, so to compensate she gives up leisure time.
Guilt feelings are not necessarily proportionate to the wrongs that have been committed by the person feeling guilty.
I will then deepen my critique of psychoanalysis by delving into Martin Buber's distinction between guilt feelings and existential guilt.
Human grief is a complex process, and women who have stillbirths experience grief and guilt feelings which are as sharp and as deep as those who lose a neonate.
Through the Mouth the politician gives sweet talk, promises and dreams on the one hand and threats, guilt feelings and fear on the other.
When you receive the Freeing Women Activation you will experience a release of the subtle manipulations, detrimental contracts and doctrines from religious texts, guilt feelings and sacrifice patterns that have bound you in persecution, poverty, suffering and low self-worth.
Jacob can set aside whatever guilt feelings he harbored over the years, because it is clear that Joseph was divinely chosen to save his family from famine, and he could not have done so without going down to Egypt.
He considers whether evil contradicts the existence of a god of love, guilt feelings and secret fears of God, from distant condescension to reciprocal love, and misunderstood aspects of an even greater love.