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At some point, Republicans need to ask themselves whether such conversations and tough words are enough — especially considering how little remorse Greene has demonstrated.
THE GOP’S MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE PROBLEM IS SPINNING OUT OF CONTROLAARON BLAKEJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hutchison said he feels some remorse over receiving the vaccine ahead of a few of his firefighters who were not available that day.
TRYING NOT TO WASTE A SINGLE DROP OF CORONAVIRUS VACCINELENNY BERNSTEIN, LOLA FADULUJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Studies have also shown that when women choose to plead guilty or show remorse, they are more likely to see reduced charges and sentences, especially if their behavior contrasts with defiant male defendants.
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO SEE WOMEN AS CAPABLE … OF TERRIBLE ATROCITIESLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
I used to assume that drivers in bike crashes lacked remorse and were likely people who might have made jokes about “scoring points” for hitting someone on a bike.
I HIT A CYCLIST WITH MY CARBROOKE WARRENOCTOBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
In the first display of remorse either of them have made publicly over the fraud, Giannulli told the judge earlier Friday that he “deeply” regrets the harm that his actions have caused his daughters, wife and others.
LORI LOUGHLIN GETS TWO MONTHS IN PRISON AFTER JUDGE ACCEPTS PLEA DEAL IN COLLEGE BRIBERY SCANDALRADMARYAAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
You have, year after year, without the slightest hesitation or remorse, sucked its life-blood from it.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But among the conflicting sensations which assailed her, there was neither shame nor remorse.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
If the critic repents his evil deeds, it is because something has happened to awake his remorse.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He didn't know there was a grave, but something weighed him down with unspeakable remorse.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
He realised by Sir Hugh's manner that he regretted his recent action and was now overcome by remorse.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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WORDS RELATED TO REMORSE

  • affliction
  • agony
  • anguish
  • bemoaning
  • bereavement
  • care
  • dejection
  • deploring
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondency
  • discomfort
  • disquiet
  • distress
  • dole
  • dolor
  • gloom
  • grievance
  • harassment
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • infelicity
  • lamentation
  • lamenting
  • malaise
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mortification
  • mournfulness
  • mourning
  • pain
  • purgatory
  • regret
  • remorse
  • repining
  • rue
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • torture
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
  • woe
  • worry
  • wretchedness
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