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remorse

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  • nounguilty or bad conscience
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Synonyms for remorse

noun guilty or bad conscience
  • anguish
  • compassion
  • contrition
  • grief
  • guilt
  • penance
  • pity
  • regret
  • repentance
  • shame
  • sorrow
  • attrition
  • compunction
  • contriteness
  • penitence
  • rue
  • ruefulness
  • self-reproach
  • pangs of conscience
  • penitency
  • remorsefulness

Antonyms for remorse

  • happiness
  • indifference
  • joy
  • meanness
  • mercilessness
  • good conscience
  • remorselessness
  • satisfaction
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More words related to remorse

attrition

noun. regret
  • contriteness
  • penance
  • penitence
  • remorse
  • remorsefulness
  • repentance

compunction

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