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Definition of Remorse

Remorse

  1. The anguish, like gnawing pain, excited by a sense of guilt; compunction of conscience for a crime committed, or for the sins of one's past life.
  2. Sympathetic sorrow; pity; compassion.

Remorse Quotations

Regret is not a proactive feeling. It is situated in disappointment, sorrow, even remorse. It merely wishes things were different without an act to cause a difference. However, repentance is different. Repentance is an admission of, hatred of, and turning away from sin before God.
Monica Johnson

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.
Gilbert Parker

There is no person so severely punished, as those who subject themselves to the whip of their own remorse.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
Ambrose Bierce

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.
Ogden Nash
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Remorse Translations

remorse in German is Gewissensbisse
remorse in Spanish is remordimiento
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