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guilt
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guilt
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Concise Dictionary
gɪlt
noun
+the state of having committed an offense
+remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 culpability, guiltiness, criminality, blame, responsibility, blameworthiness; crime, sinfulness, feloniousness, wrongdoing, misconduct:
Confronted by the evidence, Shillingworth admitted his guilt.
2 remorse, self-reproach, regret, sorrow, contrition, repentance, shame, contriteness, self-condemnation, bad conscience:
That feeling of guilt would plague me for the rest of my life.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 ~ (about sth) the unhappy feelings caused by knowing or thinking that you have done sth wrong: She had feelings of guilt about leaving her children and going to work. + Many survivors were left with a sense of guilt. + a guilt complex (= an exaggerated sense of guilt)
2 the fact that sb has done sth illegal: His guilt was proved beyond all doubt by the prosecution. + an admission of guilt
Antonym: INNOCENCE
3 blame or responsibility for doing sth wrong or for sth bad that has happened: The investigation will try to find out where the guilt for the disaster really lies.
guiltless adjective
Idioms: a guilt trip (informal) things you say to sb in order to make them feel guilty about sth: Don't lay a guilt trip on your child about schoolwork.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 feeling

ADJ.

dreadful, terrible

QUANT.

pang, twinge

VERB + GUILT

be consumed with, be haunted by, be overwhelmed with, be racked with, feel, suffer
I knew that the next day I would be consumed with guilt. You needn't feel any guilt about me.
| assuage
Talking to her helped to assuage my guilt.

GUILT + VERB

sear sb, sweep over sb, wash over sb
Guilt swept over her.

GUILT + NOUN

complex | feelings

PREP.

~ about/at/over
He had no feelings of guilt over what he had done.

PHRASES

a burden of guilt
the burden of guilt that she carried with her
| a feeling/sense of guilt

2 fact of having broken a law/done sth wrong

VERB + GUILT

admit | establish, prove
It might be difficult to prove his guilt.

GUILT + VERB

lie
There is no doubt as to where the guilt lies.

PHRASES

an admission of guilt
I took his silence as an admission of guilt.
| proof of guilt



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