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guilt

guilt

 
 
pronunciation:
gIlt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the fact of having committed a crime, misdeed, or other offense.
synonyms:
culpability
antonyms:
guiltlessness, innocence
similar words:
blame, criminality, responsibility, wrongdoing
definition 2: a feeling of remorse or responsibility for real or imagined misdeeds.
synonyms:
compunction, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, repentance
antonyms:
unrepentance
similar words:
responsibility
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