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Filled with remorse; sorry:‘the defendant was remorseful for what he had done’
sorry, full of regret, regretful, sad, contrite, repentant, penitent, guilt-ridden, conscience-stricken, guilty, ashamed, chastened, shamefaced, self-reproachful, rueful, apologeticcompunctiousView synonyms
- ‘The defendant is sitting there looking very remorseful.’
- ‘He's become extremely apologetic and very remorseful about what he did.’
- ‘Both are ashamed and remorseful for what they did, and they are not fans of mine right now.’
- ‘Her remorseful attacker languishes in a UK prison.’
- ‘The court heard the stepfather was remorseful and apologised to his stepdaughter for what he did.’
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