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remorseful

re·morse·ful

remorseful

pronunciation:
rih mors fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: filled with remorse.
When he realized how much he had really hurt his brother, he was remorseful.Ten years in prison had not made him remorseful, and the board denied his petition for parole.
synonyms:
contrite, penitent, repentant, self-reproachful
antonyms:
remorseless, unremorseful
similar words:
apologetic, ashamed, compunctious, guilty, regretful, rueful, sorry
definition 2: marked or caused by deep regret.
She let out a remorseful groan.
synonyms:
contrite, penitent, repentant
similar words:
apologetic, ashamed, compunctious, guilty, rueful, self-reproachful, sorry
derivations: remorsefully (adv.), remorsefulness (n.)