Definition of remorseful in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈmôrsfəl/


Filled with remorse; sorry: the defendant was remorseful for what he had done
More example sentences
  • He's become extremely apologetic and very remorseful about what he did.
  • The court heard the stepfather was remorseful and apologised to his stepdaughter for what he did.
  • Both are ashamed and remorseful for what they did, and they are not fans of mine right now.



Pronunciation: /rəˈmôrsfəlē/
Example sentences
  • All around us groups of people munched in silence, eyeing our leftovers remorsefully while the TV babbled in the background.
  • ‘I'm sorry,’ she whispered remorsefully, realising her error.
  • After another pause, she added remorsefully, ‘You are quite ill.’

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Syllabification: re·morse·ful

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