He would have taken a bit of a beating, but shown not only remorse, but some actual moxie.
“These officers were involved in the massacre, and they felt no remorse for the loss of Syrian blood,” he said.
Do we care that Hayes has since shown signs of remorse and has attempted suicide?
He accused Soros of helping Nazis steal Jewish property as a teenager and of feeling no remorse about it.
It expressed the essential requisites of remorse and regret.
"It matters not now, dear Ernest," I cried, pained by the torturing sighs that spoke the depth of his remorse.
What if remorse should assume the features of an injured friend?
It is curious, by the way, that he suffered no remorse on account of Mrs. Larue.
But my remorse for all this was deep, and my sufferings, in consequence, were as great as yours.
(p. 088) Lockhart need hardly have added, "or into that misery of miseries, the remorse of a poet."
late 14c., from Old French remors (Modern French remords), from Medieval Latin remorsum, noun use of neuter past participle of Latin remordere "to vex, disturb," literally "to bite back," from re- "back" (see re-) + mordere "to bite" (see mordant).
The sense evolution was via the Medieval Latin phrase remorsus conscientiæ (translated into Middle English as ayenbite of inwit). Middle English also had a verb, remord "to strike with remorse, touch with compassion, prick one's conscience."