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agonies of guilt/remorse/regret

Definition of agonies of guilt/remorse/regret

  1. :  feelings of guilt, remorse, or regret <He suffered no agonies of guilt/remorse/regret over his decision.>



Word by Word Definitions

agonyplay agonies
  1. :  intense pain of mind or body :  anguish, torture

    :  the struggle that precedes death

    :  a violent struggle or contest

guiltplay
  1. :  the fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially violating law and involving a penalty

    :  guilty conduct

    :  the state of one who has committed an offense especially consciously

remorseplay
  1. :  a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs :  self-reproach

    :  compassion

regretplay
  1. :  to mourn the loss or death of

    :  to miss very much

    :  to be very sorry for

  1. :  sorrow aroused by circumstances beyond one's control or power to repair

    :  an expression of distressing emotion (as sorrow)

    :  a note politely declining an invitation


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