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Synonyms for remorseful
rɪˈmɔrs fəlre·morse·ful

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  1. remorsefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    apologetic, regretful, penitent

    Antonyms:
    unrepentant, unremorseful

  2. remorsefuladjective

    Feeling or filled with remorse.

    He was so remorseful that he voluntarily paid full restitution.

    Synonyms:
    penitent, apologetic, regretful

    Antonyms:
    unrepentant, unremorseful

  3. remorsefuladjective

    Expressing or caused by remorse.

    There was a remorseful look on her face.

    Synonyms:
    penitent, apologetic, regretful

    Antonyms:
    unremorseful, unrepentant

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthfuladjective

    feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

    Synonyms:
    contrite, rueful, ruthful

    Antonyms:
    unremorseful, impenitent, unrepentant

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. remorsefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    compunctious, contrite, repentant, penitent, sorrowful

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#57036apologetic
#79078penitent
#105034contrite
#126324remorseful
#134051regretful
#151039rueful

How to use remorseful in a sentence?

  1. Saadi Shirazi:

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

  2. Robin Smyth:

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

  3. David Hill:

    I am remorseful about the whole situation, i'm deeply saddened. And I came to this feeling through the rehabilitation programs at the prison. They've helped me understand.

  4. Catherine Oxenberg:

    He is incredibly wise, and if this is his sentence that he has chosen for Allison, this is justice, he believes that this woman is remorseful and sincere and he wants to give her a second chance. And I respect him.

  5. Rahman Mizanur:

    I wanted to learn my religion but they show me the wrong way, the wrong activities, my intentions were wrong ... I'm very remorseful.


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