Meaning of “guilt” - Learner’s Dictionary

guilt

noun [ U ] uk us /ɡɪlt/
FEELING

B2 the strong feeling of shame that you feel when you have done something wrong:

He was overcome with guilt over what he had done.
ILLEGAL

B2 the fact that someone has done something illegal:

The prosecution must convince the jury of his guilt.
WRONG

the responsibility for doing something bad

(Definition of “guilt” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)