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guilt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of guilt

  1. 1 a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing he was wracked with guilt after he accidentally broke his sister's antique grandfather clock Synonyms of guilt contriteness, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue, self-reproach, shame Words Related to guilt compunction, misgiving, prick, qualm, scruple; blame, culpability, fault; liability, rap, responsibility; chagrin, embarrassment; anguish, distress, grief, ruth, sadness, sorrow; bloodguilt, bloodguiltiness; apology, excuses, hand-wringing, mea culpa Antonyms of guilt impenitence, remorselessness

  2. 2 responsibility for wrongdoing or failure the chief financial officer was saddled with the guilt for the company's failure Synonyms of guilt culpability, fault, blame, onus, rapWords Related to guilt blameworthiness, complicity, guiltiness, sinfulness; accusation, censure, condemnation, denunciation, finger-pointing, reproach; regret, remorse, self-reproach, shameAntonyms of guilt blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, innocence



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