Guilt and regret

remorse
(n)
rǝ-MORSE
Meaning

guilt; self-reproach; regret for having done wrong

1st Sample Sentence

When he heard that his sister had died, he was overwhelmed with remorse, thinking of all the many unkindnesses he had committed against her over the years, for which he had not apologized in time.

Root

re (again)#mordere (to bite or sting) (Latin)

Synonyms

compunction, remorse

Mnemonics

rem+ (w)orse. remembering (read recalling)the worse thing that u did. u feel the guilt.

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