Translation of "guilt" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ɡɪlt/ 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

(Translation of “guilt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ɡilt/

a sense of shame

culpa, culpabilidad
a feeling of guilt.

the state of having done wrong

culpa, culpabilidad
Fingerprints proved the murderer’s guilt.
guilty adjective (comparative guiltier, superlative guiltiest)

having, feeling, or causing guilt

The jury found the prisoner guilty
a guilty conscience.
guiltiness noun

Her guiltiness showed in her eyes.
guiltily adverb

con aire de culpabilidad
He looked at his mother guiltily.

(Translation of “guilt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)