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guilt

Pronunciation: /gɪlt/

Translation of guilt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (blame) culpa (feminine); [Law/Derecho] culpabilidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The orders concerned were divorced from any finding of guilt for an offence.
    • It has been stressed the setting up of the advice line does not imply any guilt.
    • A reasonable man would not infer guilt from the fact of a police inquiry.
    1.2 [Psychology/Psicología] culpa (feminine) guilt feelings sentimiento (masculine) de culpa or de culpabilidad
    Example sentences
    • It speaks to man's most damaging emotions, such as anger, guilt, fear, doubt and anxiety.
    • In the simplest, we have robots or androids who can think but who cannot feel joy, grief, guilt or jealousy.
    • It reflects a depressing net of guilt, shame, despair and hopelessness.

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