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remorseful

[ri-mawrs-fuh l] /rɪˈmɔrs fəl/
adjective
1.
full of remorse.
2.
characterized by or due to remorse:
a remorseful mood.
Origin of remorseful
1585-1595
1585-95; remorse + -ful
Related forms
remorsefully, adverb
remorsefulness, noun
unremorseful, adjective
unremorsefully, adverb
unremorsefulness, noun
Synonyms
1, 2. contrite, regretful, penitent.
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Word Origin and History for remorseful
adj.

1590s, from remorse + -ful. Related: Remorsefully; remorsefulness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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