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I am deeply remorseful and I’m trying to be remorseful without being ashamed of myself.

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He is remorseful, and he does feel compelled now to do what he can to help his victims.

Has he publicly stated that he is remorseful about his crimes?

Now he claims he is remorseful and wants to help young people avoid repeating his mistakes.

But the remorseful young men who are willing to appear in front of the Western cameras are not the whole story.

Shame for her unjust accusations, and remorseful gratitude pierced Ida's bosom.

I felt as remorseful as if every tear he was hiding was a drop of blood.

If he was remorseful, so was she; she never wanted to see his sanctimonious face again.

But the captain's eyes were dull, and he walked his cabin, sunk in a gloomy, remorseful trance.

The quarryman proceeded on his way, and Pierston, deeply remorseful, knocked at the door of the minute freehold.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to remorseful, such as: apologetic, contrite, regretful, repentant, sad, and sorrowful.

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