Guilt

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Definition

guilt: shame, regret, remorse, contrition
noun

guilty: culpable, responsible (especially for a crime), convicted; ashamed, sorry, remorseful, regretting
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: I find you guilty of money-laundering.
US: The guilt I felt at stealing the baby almost drove me crazy.
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Examples

  • "Not guilty!"
  • "Susie : In 1999, it was revealed that the company was guilty of labor abuses in Indonesia, Vietnam, and China."
  • "I do feel a bit guilty about stealing his fiancé but hey, you Gymglish users know what you want, and you wanted to see me kidnap Susie from her own wedding in a private helicopter."
  • "The fact is, that right now, we just don't know whether our production partners are guilty of any misconduct."

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