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Synonyms for remorseful
rɪˈmɔrs fəlre·morse·ful

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  1. remorsefuladjective

    apologetic, regretful, penitent

    unrepentant, unremorseful

  2. remorsefuladjective

    Feeling or filled with remorse.

    He was so remorseful that he voluntarily paid full restitution.

    penitent, apologetic, regretful

    unrepentant, unremorseful

  3. remorsefuladjective

    Expressing or caused by remorse.

    There was a remorseful look on her face.

    penitent, apologetic, regretful

    unremorseful, unrepentant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthfuladjective

    feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

    contrite, rueful, ruthful

    unremorseful, impenitent, unrepentant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. remorsefuladjective

    compunctious, contrite, repentant, penitent, sorrowful

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How to use remorseful in a sentence?

  1. Robin Smyth:

    I knew that my behavior was wrong when I committed it, and am truly remorseful for the harms I committed.

  2. Mark Werksman:

    He is extremely remorseful and has admitted the juvenile petition in order to demonstrate his remorse and his willingness to accept the consequences of his actions.

  3. Saadi Shirazi:

    Two persons die remorseful: he who possessed and enjoyed not, and he who knew but did not practise.

  4. Val Fryatt:

    Mr. Flynn, you made a deal with the devil that day, and a year later you made a deal with the state of New Hampshire that included a 28-year to life sentence, as remorseful as you are, I believe in my heart of hearts that you should at the very least serve your minimum sentence of 28 years.

  5. Bilal Shehu:

    By Bilal Shehu plea today, Bilal Shehu has accepted responsibility for Bilal Shehu conduct and is deeply remorseful for Bilal Shehu actions.

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