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1. guilt

noun. ['ˈgɪlt'] the state of having committed an offense.

Synonyms

  • indictability
  • impeachability
  • culpability
  • guiltiness
  • condition
  • culpableness
  • complicity
  • criminalness
  • bloodguilt
  • criminalism
  • guilt by association
  • criminality
  • status

Antonyms

  • safety
  • improvement
  • stigmatism
  • impurity

Etymology

  • gilt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gilten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Guilt

  • welbilt
  • overbuilt
  • unbuilt
  • rebuilt
  • stilt
  • spilt
  • quilt
  • wilt
  • wildt
  • tilt
  • silt
  • schilt
  • schildt
  • milt
  • lilt
  • kilt
  • jilt
  • hilt
  • gilt
  • built
  • bildt

Sentences with guilt


1. Noun, singular or mass
The guilt can be an overwhelming emotion to be saddled with.

2. Adjective
The short answer to whether dogs feel guilt and shame is that no one really knows for sure.

3. Verb, base form
Several sources suggest that it’s not guilt that your dog is displaying, but fear of repercussions.

Quotes about guilt


1. One of my defining beliefs is that Jesus Christ has taken all of my guilt before God, and that he has been raised from the dead. That gives incredible hope and meaning to every day of my life - that nothing done in this world is wasted when it's done for him and his glory, and that there will be a day of justice and reward for the entire world.
- Joshua Harris

2. What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
- Jim Carrey

3. Religion is a complex and often contradictory force in our world. It fosters hope and comfort but also doubt and guilt. It creates both community and exclusion. It brings societies together around shared belief and tears them apart through war. However, what unites the faithful, whatever their religion, is the unshakeable force of generosity.
- Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

2. guilt-ridden

adjective. feeling or revealing a sense of guilt.

Antonyms

  • righteous

Etymology

  • -ridden (English)
  • guilt (English)
  • gilt (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. guilt

noun. ['ˈgɪlt'] remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense.

Synonyms

  • remorse
  • guilt feelings
  • survivor guilt
  • guilt trip
  • compunction
  • self-reproach

Antonyms

  • fullness
  • wetness
  • unsoundness
  • astigmatism

Etymology

  • gilt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gilten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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