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guilt

noun [U] uk   /ɡɪlt/ us  

guilt noun [U] (FEELING)

B2 a feeling of worry or unhappiness that you have because you have done something wrong, such as causing harm to another person: He suffered such feelings of guilt over leaving his children. She remembered with a pang of guilt that she hadn't called her mother.
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guilt noun [U] (RESPONSIBILITY)

B2 the fact of having done something wrong or committed a crime: Both suspects admitted their guilt to the police. The prosecution's task in a case is to establish a person's guilt beyond any reasonable doubt.
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Translations of “guilt”
in Korean 죄책감, 유죄…
in Arabic ذَنْب, جُرم…
in French culpabilité…
in Turkish suçluluk, derin mahcubiyet, suç…
in Italian senso di colpa, colpa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感覺, 內疚, 愧疚…
in Russian вина, сознание вины, виновность…
in Polish wina…
in Spanish culpa, culpabilidad…
in Portuguese culpa…
in German die Schuld…
in Catalan culpabilitat, culpa…
in Japanese 罪悪感, 有罪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感觉, 内疚, 愧疚…
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