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Definitions for remorseful
rɪˈmɔrs fəlre·morse·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrite, remorseful, rueful, ruthfuladjective

    feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses


  1. remorsefuladjective

    Feeling or filled with remorse.

    He was so remorseful that he voluntarily paid full restitution.

  2. remorsefuladjective

    Expressing or caused by remorse.

    There was a remorseful look on her face.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remorsefuladjective

    full of remorse

  2. Remorsefuladjective

    compassionate; feeling tenderly

  3. Remorsefuladjective

    exciting pity; pitiable

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remorseful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remorseful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of remorseful in a Sentence

  1. Felicity Huffman:

    Im sorry to you, judge. I am deeply sorry to the students, parents and colleges impacted by my actions, i am sorry to my daughters and my husband. I have betrayed them all. FELICITY HUFFMANS CO-STARS SAY SHES REMORSEFUL FOLLOWING COLLEGE SCAM BUST.

  2. The RHONYstar:

    I think he was just being stupid, and people make mistakes. i think the key is to know and believe that someone is truly remorseful and somebody truly made a mistake, that there was no premeditation.

  3. Scott Brown:

    Just because he hasn't come out and given a public statement to y'all doesn't mean he's not remorseful.

  4. Michael Sandford:

    I accept that Michael has tried to do a bad thing but he is mentally ill and is not a bad or dangerous person, he kept breaking down and sobbing on the phone, saying 'please, please, I just want to come home'. He's very remorseful ... He's just in a really bad way.

  5. Saadi Shirazi:

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

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