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guilty conscience

noun as in guilt trip

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Example Sentences

Most people would not suspect Robert Mugabe of harboring a guilty conscience.

Winston Ross on the rising scam that works on your guilty conscience.

Conversely, giving the money away "proves" he must have a guilty conscience.

How eager they will then be to prove their confidence by exaggerated devotion, to salve their guilty conscience!

Men thought that if he had had a guilty conscience, he could not have seemed so carefree.

Do you think that the jeers and scoffs of the world could make me suffer more than do the pangs of my guilty conscience?

A guilty conscience made him glance round for a way of escape, but there was only one entrance to the bower.

A guilty conscience needs no accuser, and the widow's cheek was dyed with blushes as she thought of the absent Sam.


From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.