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guilt

noun

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1 a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing
  • he was wracked with guilt after he accidentally broke his sister's antique grandfather clock

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2 responsibility for wrongdoing or failure
  • the chief financial officer was saddled with the guilt for the company's failure

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The first known use of guilt was before the 12th century

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“Guilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/guilt. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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