remorseful

[ ri-mawrs-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF remorseful

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REMORSEFUL

But the Sikhs maintained a remorseful silence and declined it.

Now I understood the remorseful strain I had detected in her speeches.

She took his hand in hers, a pang of remorseful pity wrenching her heart.

The remorseful past and the pain-filled present engulfed him.

His face was wrenched with pain, and his eyes full of remorseful misery.

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

She answered him with a soft little gasp, of a remorseful sob.

She left him there and flew to Mabel, whom she embraced with a remorseful hug.

Mr. Mervale seemed the picture of remorseful guilt and avenging bile.

Ashurst bit at his sleeve, to stifle a groan of remorseful longing.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from remorse + -ful. Related: Remorsefully; remorsefulness.

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