Bedeutung von “guilt” im Essential American English Dictionary

guilt

noun [ no plural ] us /ɡɪlt/

the bad feeling you get when you know you have done something bad, such as upsetting someone:

He had feelings of guilt about leaving his children.

the fact that someone has done something illegal:

He was never convinced of her guilt.
→ Opposite innocence

(Definition von “guilt” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)