Her remorses gained strength in proportion as she cherished them.
There were some tears in his eyes compounded of brandy and nerves and affections and remorses as he hurried into the street.
It surely was not on this occasion that she described dinner as "a thing of courses and remorses!"
And could have his remorses upon it,—were these of the least use in present circumstances.
Secondly, Upon the feeling any remorses for a crime, of which he has been guilty.
Phantoms, remorses and hells—they have all had their argument.
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."