remorseful

[ ri-mawrs-fuhl ]
/ rɪˈmɔrs fəl /

adjective

full of remorse.
characterized by or due to remorse: a remorseful mood.

Nearby words

  1. remonstrative,
  2. remontant,
  3. remontoir,
  4. remora,
  5. remorse,
  6. remorsefully,
  7. remorseless,
  8. remortgage,
  9. remote,
  10. remote access

Origin of remorseful

First recorded in 1585–95; remorse + -ful

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Word Origin and History for remorseful

remorseful

adj.

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

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