remorsefulness
noun see remorseful

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  • remorsefulness — index remorse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Remorsefulness — Remorseful Re*morse ful ( m?rs f?l), a. 1. Full of remorse. [1913 Webster] The full tide of remorseful passion had abated. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. Compassionate; feeling tenderly. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Exciting pity; pitiable.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remorsefulness — See remorsefully. * * * …   Universalium

  • remorsefulness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A feeling of regret for one s sins or misdeeds: compunction, contriteness, contrition, penitence, penitency, remorse, repentance, rue. Theology: attrition. See REGRET …   English dictionary for students

  • remorsefulness — rɪ mÉ”rsfÊŠlnɪs / mɔːs n. regretfulness, sorrowfulness, state of having feelings of guilt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • remorsefulness — re·morse·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • remorsefulness — noun see remorseful * * * remorseˈfulness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑remorse …   Useful english dictionary

  • remorseful — adjective Date: 1592 motivated or marked by remorse • remorsefully adverb • remorsefulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Flies — (known in the original French as Les Mouches ) is a play by Jean Paul Sartre, written in 1943. It is an adaption of the Electra myth, previously used by the Greek playwrights Sophocles, Aeschylus and Euripedes. The play recounts the story of… …   Wikipedia

  • remorseful — remorsefully, adv. remorsefulness, n. /ri mawrs feuhl/, adj. 1. full of remorse. 2. characterized by or due to remorse: a remorseful mood. [1585 95; REMORSE + FUL] Syn. 1, 2. contrite, regretful, penitent. * * * …   Universalium

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